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2006-04-05 07:50:00

By Lee Chyen Yee TAOYUAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - It tastes bitter, turns your teeth black and causes cancer, but it also gives you a buzz and is served by scantily clad young women.


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.