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2009-01-18 19:15:29

University of Texas baseball Coach Augie Garrido has been suspended with pay after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Austin. The 69-year-old all-time victories leader in NCAA Division I baseball was arrested Saturday. He was arrested after an Austin police officer noticed the Porsche Cayenne Garrido was driving did not have its headlights on, the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman reported Sunday. The police affidavit says Garrido told the officer he had consumed five...


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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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