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2005-07-01 00:17:02

By Brian Love, European Economics Correspondent PARIS (Reuters) - With U.S. airlines losing $17,000 aminute, world leaders are under pressure to respond to recordworld oil prices when they discuss the state of the economy andtrade at a Group of Eight (G8) summit in Scotland next week.


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.