Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 18, 2005
By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Three new wide releases hit theaters this past weekend, but altogether they failed to make much of a dent at the boxoffice, barely mustering a combined $27 million among them.
Word of the Day
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.