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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 02, 2005

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"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" caught a nice ride with movie-goers, who made it the No. 1 weekend choice at theaters with a $21.1 million debut.

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.'