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2014-01-10 16:20:18

World Airways Seeks Second Concessionary Agreement Within Sixteen Months WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamster representatives of the Flight Attendants and Pilots of World Airways announced that bankruptcy discussions with their employer failed to yield an agreement on concessions their carrier was seeking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Approximately one year ago, Teamsters members sacrificed $75 million in concessions...


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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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