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

Director John Singleton outgunned his rivals at the weekend box office in North America with his revenge drama "Four Brothers," one of four newcomers whose arrival failed to boost overall sales.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.