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Balle

A slang term for the French franc. It is also used sometimes to refer to the euro. Literally, the word means "bullet."
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To prevent the sharp-nosed bullets from hitting primers of the cartridge in front of them in the tubular magazine, the Balle 1898's case had a deep groove around the inside diameter of the rim so the nose of the bullet behind it caught in the groove and was thus prevented from resting against the primer.
A filter coffee and a double espresso completed our meal and we wandered out into the evening sunshine, unhurried, but having enjoyed our "balle balle".
The BALLE website--www.livingeconomies.org--is a place to create, strengthen, and connect networks of businesses that are dedicated to building strong "Local Living Economies." There is also a lot of info there about how and why to support local and independent businesses, whether you're a procurer, a consumer, or a business.
Michelle Long, executive director and co-founder of BALLE's most successful community network, Sustainable Connections, will be BALLE's new executive director and Derek Long, former Sustainable Connections program and development director, will step up to be the local network's new executive director.
Formed in 2001, BALLE has over 50 networks in North America, boasting over 15,000 member businesses.
To this list add Freddy and Michael Balle's The Gold Mine: A Novel of Lean Turnaround.
"Michael Balle served more than 22 years as a DAV Department of Michigan Service Officer and DAV NSO providing needed assistance to disabled veterans and their families," DAV National Adjutant Arthur H.
For more flea-market-type stuff, try the cobblestoned Place du Jeu de Balle. It's open daily and is a good spot for deco jewelry, records (maybe you'll find an original Jacques Brel) and other little bibelots, like early Tin Tin (yes, he is Belgian), and unsigned paintings by Magritte (him, too).
Under the artistic direction of founder Debra Punzi, Balle, Long Island promotes a "classical and contemporary repertoire." Yet the program at the Merce Cunningham Studio (May 16-19, 1996) had little to do with traditional classicism.
Les poulains du coach Coulibaly Kassoum, en provenance du quartier Diomande 2, ont ouvert le score a la 15eme minute de jeu suite a une balle a la renverse dans le camp adverse et apres une contre-attaque exploitee judicieusement par le porteur du dossard numero 10, Dosso Ladji qui, de l'avis de tous, a ete l'homme du match avec des dribbles a couper le souffle.
A district head in Balle town, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, was reportedly killed by suspected bandits in Gudu local government area of Sokoto state.
class="MsoNormalTuesday, prosecutor James Machirah applied to close the two files under inquiry for the women and that of the proprietor of Balle Balle Club, Mr Safendra Kumar Sonwani, which had secured the entry of the belly dancers, since they had been deported to Pakistan and India respectively.