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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 26, 2005

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Respect for the Aged Day in Japan is not typically a cash cow for gamemaker Nintendo Co. Ltd., but this year a bump in sales of its DS portable game machines was proof enough that electronic games are attracting a broader range of players.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.