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2012-07-17 22:30:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way in the past twenty-years, but one thing they haven't lacked generation to generation are plenty of frustration to go along with them. Engineers from the University of Missouri are helping out the short-fused man by taking away one frustration from ink-jet printers and developing a printer nozzle that prevents clogs. “The nozzle cover we invented was inspired by the human eye,” said Jae Wan...

2008-12-03 13:03:50

The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested a woman who was driving along U.S. 395 with a fuel hose and nozzle sticking out of her gas tank. April Westfall, 40, of Reno, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she failed a sobriety test, the Reno Gazette Journal reports. Patrol spokesman Chuck Allen says authorities must now find a service station that is missing a gasoline nozzle and about six feet of fuel hose.


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  • 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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