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Entertainment News Archive - March 16, 2008

By Sam McManis SACRAMENTO, Calif. - So, as they're making their way through a Sacramento-area Target, the young women pass the deodorant aisle and see a display for Axe body spray that scent of choice for advertising-susceptible guys, ages 18 to 24.

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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