from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stand or place at which newspapers, periodicals, etc., are sold.


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  • UK-based David Bradley has been editor of SFX magazine, the world's leading news-stand SF magazine, for four years.

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  • Sounds like I'm being self-aggrandising, and that's not my intention: I just think it's important to note that news-stand titles still have a place and can deliver a valuable (if differently paced) service.

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  • Two weeks later he was overjoyed to see, in the latest number on the news-stand, his story printed in full, illustrated, and in the place of honor.

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  • And nobody – because Zoo and Nuts and the other lads 'mags are taking a very cold bath, says that entire news-stand game is up.

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  • Once mass was over, she decided not to wait for Miss Kelly in the cathedral grounds but instead lingered at the news-stand as they unpacked bundles of newspapers and then stood outside the shop and waited for her there.


  • This wonderful quote came to mind when I was chatting recently with a friend who has become editor of a leading magazine, with both a news-stand and a web presence.

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  • As a matter of fact, the man at the news-stand laughed at me.

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  • Like this promotional poster did any good against indifferent news-stand distibution.

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  • Well, she may be long gone but as anyone who ever casually passes the news-stand to see what drivel the Daily Express is ranting on about (and it takes a ranter to know one) will be painfully aware that as far as some 'newspapers' are concerned, she is still alive and well and busy selling copies like there's no tomorrow (which sometimes I wish there weren't).

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  • Condé Nast, the publishers of Vogue have warned The Mail on Sunday that the typeface used for 'You' magazine, which has just gone from being a supplement to a paid-for news-stand title, is likely to cause confusion in the mind of consumers.

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