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2014-01-22 12:26:38

Veteran Journalist George F. Will and U.S. Olympian Dorothy Hamill are Among the Presenters Taking the Stage in Orlando Next Month BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan.

2008-08-21 09:15:00

By George F. Will OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seated at a solitary desk in the hall outside a classroom, the slender 13-year-old boy with a smile like a sunrise earnestly does remedial algebra, assisted by a paid tutor. She, too, is 13.


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.