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2013-04-17 12:24:27

-A new study examines the role of the father-son relationship in male-to-male alcohol-related aggression (MMARA). -Findings indicate that negative father-son relationships can play a significant role in fostering young men´s MMARA, particularly when combined with barroom drinking. Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally. In addition, alcohol-related aggression is most likely to occur among young males and usually at a bar or other...


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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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