a fringe-benefit plan under which employees may choose from among various benefits those that best fit their needs, up to a specified dollar value.
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The Letter B Once Had A Much Longer NameThe letter B was part of the Phoenician alphabet more than 3000 years ago in 1000 BCE. At that time, the letter was called beth and looked a little different, but it made the sound of b and was second in the alphabet. The shape of the letter resembled the floor plan of a house, and the word beth meant “house.” This is pictured below. In Hebrew, the letter was called beth, bet, or bayt which also …
- cafe au lait,
- cafeteria benefit,
Origin of cafeteria plan
First recorded in 1985–90
Also called cafeteria benefit plan.
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