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2008-06-16 15:00:30

The rural bachelors may be among the stars at Fieldays, but the price of fame - and new gear - appears to be high. One entrant was spotted hobbling badly, no doubt due to either completing a competition, or blisters from his new boots. (c) 2008 Waikato Times.


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.