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2009-09-22 15:28:56

Authorities in Texas said a Bandera County jailer attempting to pull a prank on colleagues was shot in the leg by a startled deputy. Chief Deputy Don Berger said Daniel Spengler, 22, was shot in the right thigh by Deputy A.J.


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.