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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 23, 2005

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Nearly 30 years after the debut of "Star Wars," the force is stronger than ever. More than 30,000 "Star Wars" fans from as far away as Japan have gathered in Indianapolis for the four-day "Celebration III," the largest official "Star Wars" convention ever held.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'