stand up with
Be the principal witness at a wedding, that is, act as best man or maid or matron of honor. For example, Jane asked her sister to stand up with her.
What Does QWERTY Stand For?Most of us take our keyboards for granted. If we’re touch typists, we automatically position our fingers above the same eight keys and our muscle memory takes over. We just type! (What are those eight keys called? And what do they have to do with a popular Google search? Read about that here.) But our keyboards have an interesting history. Most English language keyboards have …
What Does “FICO” Stand For?When was the last time you ordered a credit report? The paper document is abstruse enough, but you have to maneuver through the morass of oddly-named companies that produce them — Equifax, Experian, TransUnion and more. The process is abstract, but the results are concrete. There’s some new, and bad, news about those infamous numbers. More than a quarter of Americans now have scores of 599 or lower. …
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