any unit of activity, group of employees or machines, line of products, etc., isolated or arranged in order to allocate and assign costs more easily.
Two words may cost $548 million? Find out why
Words are powerful, but rarely can you put a specific dollar value on them. Here’s a case where two words have put a chunk of change at stake: How about half a billion dollars? Earlier this month, the Santa Clara Valley Water District in Northern California turned in a ballot proposal to put a $548 million tax measure before voters. When the group submitted the …
Center Stage: 21 Words to Know for Music Festival Season
1. Bonnaroo This festival name may bring to mind a bonanza of kangaroos, but bonnaroo is actually a Creole slang word that means “best on the street.” The inspiration for this festival name was the 1974 album Desitively Bonnaroo by jazz legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John. Desitive is an obscure term meaning “conclusive.” This year, Capital Cities, Kanye West, and …
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