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2008-08-18 21:00:18

By Miguel Rodriguez When you're a precocious, awestruck 9-year-old visiting the beach for the first time, it's easy to think one of the Great Lakes is the ocean. But there's no mistaking the fact that young Sarah Woolson had a ton of fun Tuesday during her trip to Wilson-Tuscarora State Park's beach. She was mesmerized by the vastness of Lake Ontario and took delight in being able to see the skyscrapers in Toronto off in the distance across the lake. She climbed the small trees on the...


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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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