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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 19, 2012

PlayStation 3S Announced By Sony

You’ve waited and waited, and it’s finally here -- a thinner, marginal PlayStation 3 upgrade! On Tuesday, Sony made the news official, announcing the lighter and thinner version of their existing “slim” PlayStation.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • 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.'
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