Quantcast

Entertainment News Archive - January, 2007

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
1
3
2
37
3
20
4
32
5
22
6
3
7
12
8
33
9
30
10
28
11
39
12
25
13
15
14
13
15
22
16
40
17
46
18
40
19
38
20
12
21
5
22
40
23
47
24
37
25
38
26
28
27
15
28
10
29
49
30
50
31
50
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.
Related