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2008-09-29 09:00:28

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reviewing a weekend lake rescue effort in Alberta that led to a 5-year-old girl drowning under a rescue boat. A 911 call was received around 5:30 p.m.


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.