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2008-08-28 18:00:38

By Peter McCusker SALES of famous Scottish & Newcastle brands have seen Dutch brewing giant Heineken outperform the weakening UK beer market.


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.