Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 18, 2012
If anyone was a skeptic on whether the details of Microsoft Xbox 720 game console were accurate, then all skepticism can be put to rest as the actions of the company's lawyers have confirmed the alleged specs.
Word of the Day
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'