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Name

A wealthy individual who provides a great deal of capital that underwrites the activities of Lloyd's of London. Names spread risk of insurance among themselves along with corporations. For most of Lloyd's centuries-long history, names had unlimited liability for any losses associated with being a name. Lloyd's introduced names with limited liability in 1994, and they have become increasingly important.
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Trees are named for a whole litany of fine reasons, from site (water tupelo, Nyssa aquatica) to country (Canada yew, Taxus canadensis), from shape of leaves (bigtooth aspen, Populus grandidentata) to color of bark (whitebark pine, Pinus albicualis).
The missionary explorer Father Jacques Marquette has a road named for him on the South Side.
I would love to live in a building named for the cardinal, but I'll have to be content with strolling by, recalling the man who should be a role model for the contemporary Catholic hierarchy and praying a prayer of thanksgiving for the churchman who stood taller than the building now named after him.