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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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Now, if I throw a bad ball, John or Quincy will come over and say `What happened?
Inductees included Ziggy Strezlecki, Andy Laska, Jim Kenary, Elliott Nadeau, Tony Pignataro, Nancy Mayer Bates, Jim Butcher, Vic Vezoulis, Peter Backstrom, Tony Jeffreys, Cedric Ball, John "Red" O'Neil, and John "Red" Comer.
Already on the ball, John is bringing the ever-popular Drifters to the Town Hall on Friday, April 29.
From a loose ball, John Stankevitch kicked through.
Then big-hearted binmen Alan Walker, David Ball, John Steptoe, George Roberts and Terrance Skerritt-Morgan sifted through the rotting pile of compacted rubbish they had collected.
I have some names: Alfred Patience, Eric Ball, John Towers, Stan Barbour, Jim Nicholls and David Turnbull, and would be pleased to hear from anyone with news of these people and delighted if they would join us.