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2008-07-04 15:00:29

THIEVES have stolen Joy Division singer Ian Curtis's kerbstone memorial, police said yesterday. The theft occurred between Monday lunchtime and Tuesday morning at Macclesfield Cemetery on Prestbury Road in Cheshire.


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.