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2006-02-18 08:02:24

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - How cold is a block of ice? That question keeps Dennis Allen busy from morning to night as he cools and warms the Palavela rink in Turin, trying to concoct perfect conditions for two very different sports.


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.