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2009-02-26 10:30:00

U.S. actor Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to reprise his Iron Man role of Nick Fury in IM2, and possibly several other Marvel movies, Variety.com said. Fury, the leader of the espionage unit the Shield who crosses paths with numerous superheroes in Marvel comic books, was introduced on the big screen in a cameo at the end of last year's Iron Man. Variety.com said the long-term deal Jackson signed to play Fury contains an option to reprise the role in nine future Marvel superhero films,...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'