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2013-02-17 10:01:27

Image Caption: Phone connector with female socket, used for dial-up Internet access. Credit: Shaddack/Wikipedia Dial-up access is a connection to the Internet using telephone company lines to connect to an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The user connects to an internal or external modem that decodes the data and displays it onto the computer, laptop, or similar device. Often this choice of connection is used where other forms of connections are not available, such as in remote or...

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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.