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2009-05-24 17:43:08

A man involved in fixing the Dallas Cowboys' now-collapsed practice facility faked his educational credentials, The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. The consultant, Jeffrey Lawrence Galland, who advised a company that made major structural reinforcements to the mammoth tent-like practice facility which collapsed May 2, also served federal prison time for his role in a violent drug trafficking gang, the newspaper reported. The Morning News said its investigation revealed that Galland,...


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.