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Bush (Rep) 1988 - George H. W. Bush (Rep) 1968 - Richard Nixon (Rep) 1960 - John Kennedy (Dem) 1948 - Harry Truman (Dem) 2000 - George W. Bush (Rep) 1972 - Richard Nixon (Rep) Euro grammar In English, it would be normal for the words euro and cent to be euros and cents in the plural form, but in official documents the plurals do not take the “s”. However, it has been advised by the European Directorate-General for Translation that in documents directed towards the English-speaking general public euros and cents should be used (presumably so that we don’t get confused).
First business fortune of £5m, earned by the First Duke of Sutherland. Another £5m businessman - Baron Overstone. The Duke of Westminster dies, leaving behind £14m. Sir John Ellerman reports his fortune to be £37m. His business was finance and shipping. 5m having already given a reported £36m to charity. The Sunday Times rich lists emerge, giving greater publicity to the wealthy. The richest at this time are billionaires. Laksmi Mittal amasses the first British fortune of £10bn, and improves this to nearly £20bn by 2007.
However, it has been advised by the European Directorate-General for Translation that in documents directed towards the English-speaking general public euros and cents should be used (presumably so that we don’t get confused). What use is economics? ’ John K. Galbraith - 31 - MONEY MISCELLANY Ten highest inflation rates Countries with the highest rates of inflation (December 2007). Zimbabwe 10,453% Burma 34% Guinea 23% São Tomé and Príncipe 20% Sri Lanka 20% Venezuela 19% Iran 18% Ethiopia 17% Democratic Republic of the Congo 17% Azerbaijan 17% Wall Street A five-metre high defensive wall of logs, erected in 1653 to protect New Amsterdam from British colonists, formerly stood where the financial hub of Wall Street is now found.