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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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MIDLAND cities have moved one step closer towards having directly-elected mayors - with the publication of Government guidance on how the public can start the ball rolling.
I have to say it only takes one person to start the ball rolling.
With increased pressures on the budget and public sector funding pressures still pending, it would seem prudent for the Executive to finally start the ball rolling by initiating a review of the Programme for Government.
To start the ball rolling, what about My Ding-a-Ling, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Brass In Pocket and, of course, anything by The Pointer Sisters?
A dogged performance helped them start the ball rolling with a 2-2 draw with Leeds and Wednesday night's 3-2 Carling Cup win over Northampton stretched their unbeaten run to four games.
I am willing to put pounds 10,000 of my own money in to start the ball rolling.