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2008-09-18 12:00:31

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Experts and engineers of Zagros Petrochemical Company, located at Pars Special Economic Energy Zone [PSEEZ], have succeeded through serious efforts, day and night to achieve an unprecedented production capacity of 2m tonnes of methanol in the past 18 months. According to Fars News Agency, quoting the public relations office of Zagros Petrochemical Company, the progressive production rate of this complex as...


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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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