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2008-10-23 15:00:16

Teen-age members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena interested in pursuing careers in technology fields were given a big head start by BIS Computer Solutions, Inc. Executives of the La Crescenta-based computer software company delivered a multi-faceted series of demonstrations and briefings to introduce the teens to the opportunities and challenges they face in carving out a technology-focused career. Miro Macho, founder and chief executive of BIS Computer Solutions, and...


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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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