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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 23, 2006

By Borys Kit SAN DIEGO (Hollywood Reporter) - The 2006 San Diego Comic-Con International, the nation's largest comic book convention, again proved to Hollywood that there is no better place to appeal to pop culture's smart set -- and even do a little damage control.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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