from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf 1857-1894. German physicist who was the first to produce radio waves artificially.


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  • Getting there (yes, Hertz is in Nuernberg, Mungowitz is in Erlangen), filling out the forms, buying and reading a map planning your trip, driving over an hour to Regensburg (no way to read and work, compared to what you could do on trains), searching for a parking spot ...

    Derailed, and a Wonderful Bar-B-Q

  • The problem with a competitor, Neverlost in Hertz (I think a Magellan), is its button-based menu system which probably is fine for experienced users but seemed odd to me in a rental. Off to New Haven

  • Hertz is keeping my reservation warm, the hotel in Independence has been alerted, and I'm sitting here in the lap of corporate luxury while, to quote Billy Joel, "the businessmen slowly get stoned."

    Travel Day

  • Consumer Reports, says Hertz, is a better online than print product because it is searchable and because its ratings are updated as new models come onto the market.


  • But Gustav Hertz is an American citizen, and his government has an obligation to him to see that he is returned -- dead or alive.

    Hertz, Gustav G.

  • Since 1943, Professor Hertz is married with Charlotte, née Jollasse.

    Gustav Hertz - Biography

  • I called Hertz, and it claimed it did not receive anything from American Express regarding the dispute.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • I called Hertz and reserved two cars, and we made the 800- mile drive home. -- Top News

  • That's an example that shows how the conduct alleged here can cause actual confusion (thus making dismissal on a motion to dismiss inappropriate vs. dismissal at summary judgment) Now, I don't know .... are the terms Hertz, Playboy and Prius showing up because Google / Yahoo have gotten better?


  • I called Hertz, and they claimed they did not receive anything from American Express regarding the dispute.


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  • Did Heinrich Hertz wear a tutu, too? (because he was born on 2-22.) If he did,

    it was probably new wave. ( That hurts?)

    February 22, 2012