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Business News Archive - November 10, 2006

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Government Liquidation LLC, the official military surplus Web site in partnership with the U.S.

By NICK COLIGAN Political Reporter WORK to remove the wreckage of the ferry landing stage from the Mersey has come to a halt. A salvage team has left the site only two months after starting, saying the job is more complex than originally thought.

Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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