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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 21, 2005

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A new video game which lets players join crime gangs and kill police officers has become the target of a proposed boycott by a U.S. Senator.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.