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2011-03-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the 1480s mention in the famous poem from the Boke of St. Albans, the regal peregrine has been associated with Princes, so it is fitting that The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation - USA (www.pa2f.org) has partnered with The Peregrine Fund, Inc. (www.peregrinefund.org) to focus on present-day conservation efforts. Marking this collaborative partnership - and coinciding with the Fund's annual board meeting this week in Abu Dhabi -- a...


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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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