International News Archive - July 16, 2012
It isn’t just the Olympics that may suffer from the wet weather that UK residents are experiencing. The damp weather may impact the country’s Big Butterfly Count, an annual event run by charity Butterfly Conservation. It began on July 14th and runs through Aug. 5th.
- 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.