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2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Anonymous For a spicier sex life, skip the champagne and oysters and pile your plate with shrimp, walnuts, and leafy greens. "Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids increase the production of dopamine, a brain chemical that enhances pleasure," says Rebecca Booth, M.D., author of the new book The Venus Week. To heat things up in your bedroom, she recommends getting at least 640 milligrams of omega-3s a day through a supplement and foods such as salmon, sardines, and flaxseeds. Copyright...


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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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