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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 05, 2005

Hollywood's dismal summer ended with a bang on Monday as the action thriller "Transporter 2" set a new record for a U.S. Labor Day holiday weekend opening.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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