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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 03, 2012

Halo Stats Revealed – 20 Million Games Played To Date

There’s an epic tragedy occurring across the globe right in front of our collective eyes. It isn’t the 136 billion “killed” that’s at the center of this catastrophe.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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