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2009-08-14 15:00:00

DETROIT, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The sixth annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic benefitting ThinkDetroit PAL is Monday, August 17. The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is the single largest fundraiser for ThinkDetroit PAL and by itself allows nearly 12,000 children the opportunity to join a team and be mentored by a great coach. WHERE & Detroit Golf Club WHEN:...


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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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