Golden Bull


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Golden Bull

A slang term for $1,000 in Hong Kong. The term refers to the color of $1,000 banknotes. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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To understand Voltaire's intent in making this memorable epigram, the passage must be examined in the setting of the Essai sur les Moeurs et I'Esprit des Nations, where it appears at the end of Chapter 70, itself concerned with the events leading up to the Golden Bull of 1356.
The force was nominated for a Golden Bull award after its so-called Enabling Services Directorate - responsible for services like human resources, IT and communications - published four pages of management mission statements.
Other Golden Bull winners include NHS Lanarkshire for a staff document which used the sentence: "These are cascaded to senior staff across the organisation through to frontline staff via a structured mechanism to facilitate ownership of data.
Crapo with Watchdogs of the Treasury Golden Bull Dog Award
A San Fernando Valley girl, Susan's parents and grandparents opened and ran The Unique Delicatessen in Encino for a number of years, and later her mother ran The Golden Bull steak house, an early venue for Susan's paintings.
Of very considerable importance, finally, is Rudiger Schnell's casestudy of Latin-German divergences in the representation of national consciousness (notably a propos of Charlemagne) and of the seven electors (comparing Muskatblat 71 with the Golden Bull and later Latin texts on the role of the king of Bohemia).
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Golden Bull Resources, the Company also has highly prospective properties within the Committee Bay Greenstone Belt, Canada.
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It has been shortlisted by the Plain English Campaign for a Golden Bull, which aims to name and shame the worst offenders.
THEY call themselves Golden Bull Kastoori Capsules and, yes, they're bull of a very special sort.
A letter from chief executive Ian Millar's office seemed to suggest he was targeting the Golden Bull award for gobbledegook recently awarded to Rhodri Morgan.
The Plain English Campaign, which was formed in 1979 to fight unclear public information, awarded the Executive the Golden Bull booby prize.