Quantcast

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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related