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2011-08-17 19:30:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers announced today that Yeo Jin Jung (age 12), representing South Korea, is the grand prize winner of its Third Annual Global SpellEvent Championship, which was held today, Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at New York City's Marriott Marquis in Times Square. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/NY54223 ) The Global SpellEvent Championship, which is conducted entirely in English,...

2011-07-20 23:01:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. announced today that 15 finalists from 15 countries around the world have earned the right to participate in its Third Annual Global SpellEvent Championship. This spelling championship is a global program specifically designed for nonnative-English-speaking students who are learning English as an additional language. The Third Annual Global SpellEvent Championship will be held at The...

2010-08-11 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers announced today that Hyun Soo Kim, representing South Korea, is the grand prize winner of its Second Annual Global SpellEvent Championship, which was held on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at New York City's Jumeirah Essex House Hotel. The Global SpellEvent Championship, which is conducted entirely in English, culminated with "judicial" being the grand prize winning word! Twelve countries were...

2010-07-19 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers announced today that 24 finalists from five continents have earned the right to participate in its Second Annual Global SpellEvent Championship. The SpellEvent competition is a global program specifically designed for nonnative-English-speaking students who are learning English as an additional language. The SpellEvent Championship will be held at Jumeirah Essex House Hotel, New York City, on...

2009-08-11 08:28:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated (NYSE Amex Equities US: FEP) announces Clara Sofia Brunetto, representing Argentina, is the grand prize winner of its First Annual Global SpellEvent Championship, which was held on Monday, August 10, 2009 at the Jumeirah Essex House Hotel in New York City. The Global SpellEvent Championship which took two hours to complete, closed with "bizarre" being the grand prize winning...

2009-08-03 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated (NYSE Amex Equities U.S.: FEP) announces it will host its First Annual Global SpellEvent Championship (www.spellevent.org) on Monday, August 10, 2009 at the Jumeirah Essex House Hotel in New York City. Seven countries will be represented at this first competition of its kind. The event represents an historic milestone in language learning solutions. "As a world leader in handheld...

2009-04-06 11:17:00

BURLINGTON, N.J. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: FEP), a worldwide leader in providing language and related technology solutions and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), will kick off the first event of the Global SpellEvent on April 11, 2009 at Sookmyung University in Seoul, South Korea. The competition is designed for students fifteen years old and under who are learning English as a...

2007-02-25 21:00:21

TEACHING English is increasingly gaining popularity as a stable and in-demand career in Malaysia. Like any other profession, teaching needs specific skills which require knowledge of learning methodologies and educational psychology. In 2005, Brickfields Asia College launched the Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) and the Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in partnership with London Teacher Training College. These...


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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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