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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 14, 2005

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"Robots" handily won the battle of family films at the weekend box office, bringing in just over $36 million. Vin Diesel's hit "The Pacifier" lost its one-week grip on first place with an $18.1 million take.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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