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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 31, 2006

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" logged a fourth week atop the foreign box office as its total raced to $305.5 million after a hefty $55 million weekend from 40 countries.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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