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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 29, 2012

Bungie Will Not Be Attending E3

Video game maker Bungie will not be unveiling a new blockbuster video game title at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3.

GameStop To Sell Android Tablets At 1,600 US Stores

GameStop is boosting its Android tablet portfolio, and will begin selling the devices at more than 1,600 stores nationwide, the company said.

Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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