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Height Changes In Life Linked To Lifestyle Decisions
2013-04-01 21:10:05

A group of economists have found healthy habits influence how much you shrink as you grow older.


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.