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2011-02-01 06:40:00

GREENEVILLE, Tenn., Feb.

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2010-04-13 09:15:00

Whether forests are dying back, or just drying out, projections for warming show the Pacific Northwest is becoming primed for more wildfires.


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.