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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In addition, Golden Bull has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 232,500 common shares at the public offering price, less underwriting discount and commissions.
It is often forgotten that Voltaire wrote the renowned phrase not primarily as a reference to the HRE of the time he wrote it in 1756, but as a closing line at the end of his treatment of the Golden Bull of 1356.
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As the Telegraph revealed on Monday, the Plain English Campaign has nominated the force for a Golden Bull "award" for a series of baffling mission statements.
This marks another major award in this field to ICBC fixed-income team subsequent to the "Golden Bull Bond Fund Management Company", "Bond Investment Return Award" presented by the renowned media, China Securities Journal and Shanghai Securities.
Romney, 65, led the way at the annual Golden Bull awards for talking 'gobbledygook'.
Here he argues that developments after 1648 were only a continuation of those before, just as in 1654 the Peace of Westphalia was 'designated the culmination and conclusion of a series of fundamental laws' including the Golden Bull of 1356, the Peace of Augsburg (1555) and so on (1.643-4).
The Golden Bull awards recognise the year's most baffling examples of gobbledegook.
Golden Bull winners 2010 Boris Johnson -'A cyclised city' of 'pioneers' NHS Lanarkshire -"These are cascaded to senior staff across the organisation through to frontline staff via a structured mechanism to facilitate ownership of data."
The bull represents the golden bull of Wall Street and the man pinned to the wall is jailed financier Bernard Madoff
Ms Claire said the sentence was being entered in this year's Golden Bull competition - and stood a good chance of winning.
The Plain English Campaign's Golden Bull awards aim to embarrass those who abuse language.