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Technology News Archive - September 10, 2006

BRITAIN has more than 592,000 swingers who swap partners at least once a week at pervy parties, says a survey. An astonishing 7,500,000 messages have already been exchanged over the internet in 2006 to fix up encounters.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.