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2011-02-09 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Al Madar: Defense analysts agree that the Egyptian uprising against Hosni Mubarak does not yet threaten the Suez Canal, which remains essential to U.S. energy security.


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.