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2009-09-05 01:05:18

Keith Waterhouse -- the British novelist, newspaper columnist and playwright -- died Friday at his London home, his family said. He was 80. Waterhouse penned 60 books, plays and TV scripts throughout his career, as well as a twice-weekly column for the Daily Mirror for 16 years.


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.