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2010-06-16 08:00:00

BILLERICA, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertica, the leading provider of next generation analytic database software, announced the appointment of Jennifer Sullivan to the position of Vice President, Marketing. Sullivan brings more than 19 years of broad marketing experience and will be responsible for driving Vertica's worldwide marketing strategy. "Jennifer comes to Vertica with a proven background in marketing software companies. She also brings creative marketing approaches and a...

2008-07-22 12:00:15

By Jennifer Sullivan, Seattle Times Jul. 22--Maybe they should have stolen an alarm clock. When a Monroe police officer was called to investigate a burglary at a Fred Meyer store earlier this month, he didn't have too look hard -- or far -- to find the suspects. Officer Ken Sahlstrom simply followed a trail of plastic, cardboard and other packaging debris that led from the store to a makeshift camp in a field about 200 feet away, police said. There he found two men fast asleep amid...


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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