Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 19, 2009
Newly-released patent applications from Microsoft Corp. have sparked rumors that the company plans to unveil a competitive offering to Nintendoâ€™s Wii remote during the upcoming E3 expo in Los Angeles.
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.