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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 19, 2006

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One of the movies with heady advance buzz at the Cannes Film Festival is not what you'd expect: it's the big-budget sequel "X-Men: The Last Stand."

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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