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2014-05-21 12:25:59

Entertainment by renowned tenor Anthony Kearns WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Times will honor America's veterans, with an emphasis on the dozens of veterans serving in Congress, in a gala celebration just before Memorial Day. The ticketed event takes place tonight at the Capitol Hill Club from 6 to 8 p.m. The evening's entertainment will be provided by renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, who will also perform with the National Symphony Orchestra...


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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