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SWIFT

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications

A cooperative society that provides highly secure message communications between banks. It does not transfer money or any other financial materials, but simply provides information. It also standardizes forms between members so as to reduce costs and operational risk. Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT has thousands of members in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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Jonathan Swift suffered a long horrendous death from chronic Meniere's Disease and then dementia.
And while they may not be characters in a novel by Jonathan Swift, they often hear things from the system that are phrases that aren't actually called "lies.
Stern is no satirist, a latter-day Jonathan Swift making 'a modest proposal,'" contends Linda Chavez in USA Today.
So windy yesterday that passengers on the Irish Ferries' vessel Jonathan Swift after gale force winds blew it back onto its berth in Holyhead.
1931 PETER Tosh, musician, 1944 DIED TOM Bosley, US actor, 2010 JONATHAN Swift, writer, 1745 ERNEST Rutherford, physicist, 1937
Nov 30 Is the feast of St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland and also of golfers and fishermen 1667: Author Jonathan Swift (Gulliver's Travels) was born in Dublin.
Irish satirist Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was among the first to point out the political implications of paper credit for the emerging imperial war machine, says Moore (English, U.
In Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Lemuel was Gulliver's first name.
The name of which Internet search engine is a word invented by Jonathan Swift and used in his book Gulliver's Travels?
The course marks a new era for Ireland's oldest university, which boasts literary giants Jonathan Swift and Oscar Wilde among its illustrious former students.
95) by Clarissa Aykroyd is an informative biography of Anglo-Irish writer Jonathan Swift whose satires and parodies about the social issues and concerns of his time were as popular as they were shocking.
Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe embarked on similar explorations.