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2011-06-30 05:00:00

MONACO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-wishers around the globe can join in the celebrations via the internet at this week's royal wedding between the Principality of Monaco's Prince Albert and Miss Charlene Wittstock, who are hosting two days of glamorous festivities including a historic live international concert by Jean Michel Jarre from Monaco's landmark Port Hercules.


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.