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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 21, 2007

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Wearing Clark Kent glasses and a natty gray suit, Bill Nighy looks nothing like the tentacle-faced sea captain he portrays in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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