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2010-08-31 17:19:00

MIAMI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Irma Martinez, the most internationally-renowned Hispanic fashion stylist, appeared in the October issue of People en Espanol as one of the 25 most powerful women. According to the magazine, the selected group are live examples of what may be achieved with determination, also stressing the fact that "these extraordinary women are leaving their mark in the world." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/FL57151 ) (Photo:...


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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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