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2008-08-11 21:00:34

By Jeff Miers Ted Nugent is a study in contradictions. One of the finest American rock guitarists to emerge from the '60s, Nugent disavowed the partying ways of his peers in favor of a clean and sober lifestyle, one he says he's maintained his entire life.


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.