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2010-06-03 13:09:00

DALLAS, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), a leading global provider of media entertainment, has sent the following letter to its stockholders urging them to vote the "WHITE" proxy card "FOR" the Company's nominees for election to the board: To Our Fellow Blockbuster Stockholders: As you know, Gregory Meyer, a dissident stockholder, is seeking election to the Blockbuster Board through a hostile proxy contest. In his latest attack - this time against...


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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