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2011-01-07 05:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every football game, whether pee-wee, high school, college or pro, starts with the same event: a coin toss. But while every game has a coin toss, there's not a "standard" coin. Sometimes it's a beat-up quarter found at the bottom of the ref's pocket. Maybe it's a coach's lucky half-dollar with John F. Kennedy on one side. Sometimes there's a commemorative coin printed to underscore the significance of the game. They're all metal in one...


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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