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2008-04-30 12:00:34

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Platinum Group today announced the third investment in its private equity fund, which acquired the assets of two strategically linked companies: Oakdale-based Lawrence Mapping and Graphics, Inc. and St. Louis Park-based King Enterprise Solutions, Inc. The same family had owned both companies, which operates as The Lawrence Group. Platinum Group Holdings II Fund acquired the assets in a transaction worked out between the previous...


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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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