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2008-01-11 10:01:42

Do you have a big-screen TV in your room? How about a cell phone charger? Manufacturer Leggett & Platt Inc. wants to take things a bit further and bring some of these tech gadgets right to your bed.


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.