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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 07, 2006

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Hollywood has cleared the decks this weekend, making way for what many expect will be the summer's biggest hit, Buena Vista Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

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Since playing an aspiring pirate in 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," Orlando Bloom has been an elf, a milkman, a shoe designer and a soldier.

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"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" opens Friday (July 7), but the Walt Disney Co. also has high hopes for the property in the strikingly different media of massively multiplayer online games.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.