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2005-07-07 11:10:18

By Tiziana Cauli PARIS (Reuters) - Diners rub their eyes as they emerge from behind a curtain after eating at France's only pitch black restaurant. For nearly two hours they have relied on blind guides who helped them reach their table, pour wine and find their way to the lavatory.


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.