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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 06, 2006

The power of the Japan market for Hollywood films was amply demonstrated last weekend as "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" propelled itself back into the No. 1 position at the international box office on the strength of its debut there.

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'.