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2012-09-14 23:00:55

Shiply.com, the online transport marketplace, welcomed the Office of Fair Trading´s investigation into the current near record high fuel prices. London, UK (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Shiply today welcomed the OFT´s investigation into rising fuel prices, amid fears that reductions in crude oil prices are not being passed onto motorists. The UK average petrol price is now 139.71p a litre, 3p less than the record high of 142.48p reached in April 2012. Diesel now costs an average of...


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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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