to meet someone with your humor and
open-mindedness on a stock board. Perhaps being the survivor of a
catastrophe as great as the Dresden firebombing and being an
Abductee and time-traveler also, not to mention being the
literary creation of a very witty and brilliant author,
has helped to expand your spiritual
Much more than good ol' Doc JunJun, I'd like to see
YOU become BBT's Director of the Board, or at least
spokesperson-at-large. You would be so much more interesting than any
other bank "symbol."
by the "financenerd".
Are you inquiring
about the meaning of "illigitimus non
It has nothing to do with silicon carbide-based
It is middle-Farsi dialect for "Don't let the
bastards grind you down".
You may now consider
yourself well informed.........a member of the
intelligentsia. Hooska !
Do you think "bullridingirl" should steer clear
of the special probes the next time she goes to
Hooters in Irkutsk? [Mama.......don't let your daughters
grow up to get probed.]
On another subject that
someone else broached, financial and tech stocks are
supposed to carry investors for the next year or two.
Selectivity is the byword. Stick with the winners (Citigroup,
Chase, BBT, Wachovia, etc.) and avoid those who can not
have fun at Hooters (First Union, Banc One, First
American, etc.). Shareholders of Intel, Lucent, AOL, and
ATT will be having fun at Hooters.
I have heard this rumor before and I believe for
now and the near future it is merely a rumor. A good
match. Both institutions embrace Cohen & Brown, have
great financials and don't really overlap too much. My
feel is that they are somewhat different in their
approaches. I see BBT as more of a retail banker and STI as
commercial. I'd buy into this one if it ever came to