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2008-01-29 09:00:10

By Nathalie Weinstein A defunct movie theater in the lower level of the KOIN Center is set to become the new headquarters for a Portland-based women's active wear company. Real estate company Grubb & Ellis announced Monday that Lucy Activewear would move its Northwest Portland offices to a new 17,060- square-foot space at the KOIN Center, located at 222 S.W. Columbia St. in downtown Portland. The Zimmer Gunsul Frasca-designed tower was sold in July 2007 for $108 million to...


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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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