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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 09, 2006

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hit an iceberg and sink. Get battered by a perfect storm and sink. Get sideswiped by a white whale and sink. Sometimes there's nothing like a big ship going down to grab an audience's attention. Or so a nervous Hollywood hopes.

Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.