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2009-12-16 16:26:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. This new treatise is published by BNA Books in cooperation with the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) Knowledge of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights...


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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