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2014-11-05 23:10:48

The WNBA basketball star, who has battled Lyme disease since 2008, will support LRA’s efforts to promote Lyme disease awareness and its mission of funding Lyme and other tick-borne diseases

2006-01-27 08:42:22

Please read in paragraph 13 ... Andrew Motion ... instead of ... John Motion ... . By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Portrait Gallery launched a public appeal on Friday to buy a unique picture of iconic 16th century English poet John Donne.

2006-01-27 08:48:43

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Portrait Gallery launched a public appeal on Friday to buy a unique picture of iconic 16th century English poet John Donne.


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.