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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 16, 2012

Super Slim PlayStation 3 Could Be In The Works

Photographs of what is believed to be a new version of the Sony PlayStation 3 surfaced over the weekend, fueling speculation that the company will release another model of its current video game system before turning its attention to the highly anticipated PlayStation 4.

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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