Category: Series 30 – Work

October 1, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 31 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 30  spelt  K-R-O-W   (WORK) Series 29  spelt  R-O-P-Y-J-A-D-E   (JEOPARDY) Series 28  spelt  G-U-I-L-D-B-I-N   (BUILDING) Series 27  spelt  F-R-U-I-T-E-X   (FIXTURE) Series 26  spelt  H-O-N-K-W-O-W   (KNOWHOW) Series 25  spelt  L-O-D-E-M   (MODEL) Series…

September 28, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Wealth Even the largest fortunes can be squandered: Pulitzers, Vanderbilts, Woolworths. UK: “Clogs to clogs in 3 generations”.  US: “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in 3 generations”.  Italy: “Stable to stars to stable”.  China: “From paddy to paddy in 3 generations”. Same sentiment in any language Guessed the Word?             Series 30…

September 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Overload US share of global travel market is falling.  Overloading tourists, trade show attendees & students with bureaucracy hurts the economy, reduces influence, & deters would-be allies in the fight against terror.  Has a veteran of the hospitality business turned inhospitable? Guessed the Word?               Series 30 (2/4)     …

September 24, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Retire Who wants to live to 100? A 99 year-old! Retirement can be 30+ years, so pensions need to last.  UK now has 15,000 centenarians, eligible for a 100th Birthday card from the Queen, following a Royal tradition since 1917 Guessed the Word?         Series 30 (3/4)         [pic: Buckingham Palace]

September 21, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Kilo The Kibble Balance, an exquisitely accurate weighing machineloosens France’s grip on the kiloas it measures mass more accurately.  From 1790s, 1 kg = a cylinder of metal (which changes weight as it reacts with air) in a Paris vault.  The Kibble, a 1975 British invention, defines weight against the Planck constant, one of…