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2011-07-21 14:45:00

A new cooking show with a message launches July 21 on the internet at www.flavoursofthebiosphere.ca. To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/niagara-escarpment-biosphere/flavours-of-the-biosphere-niagara-escarpment TORONTO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Flavours of the Biosphere - Niagara Escarpment is a unique independent video series. The show features dishes inspired by local food with cutaways highlighting the wonders, fun and importance of the...


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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