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2011-04-14 12:55:00

BOSTON and FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts and RAMAT GAN, Israel, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense, Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center announced today that Israel-based EarlySense, developer of the EverOn contact-free patient monitoring system, has chosen to locate its U.S. headquarters in Massachusetts. The decision follows the March 2011 visit to Israel by Governor Patrick and a delegation of state leaders from industry, academia and...


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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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