All this pales, of course, to the case of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback “Big Ben” Roethlisberger.
When the chimes of Big Ben ended on September 1, 1969, the first headline was a shocker.
It seems inevitable that after the elaborate opening service, the tower will still be known as Big Ben.
It was eleven o'clock when he went into Big Ben's pool-room.
They sat very still while Big Ben proclaimed the hour of nine.
“There is not a better within ten mile of us,” said Big Ben, dismounting.
Then she knew that little Dot was in the field with Big Ben.
They were getting nearer, and making magnificent shooting, when the Nordenfeldt turned its fire upon "Big Ben" itself.
But here is our restaurant, Maude, and Big Ben says that it is a quarter to two.
By the time Big Ben had struck one o'clock, she thought it would be safe to venture.
clock in the Parliament tower in London, generally said to have been named for Sir Benjamin Hall (1802-1867), first Chief Commissioner of Works, under whose supervision the bell was cast.