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2010-04-27 11:10:00

Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, the US Army's top medical officer, is worried that soldiers who are returning from Iraq or Afghanistan are being overmedicated.


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.