The Bills were a youth subculture that thrived in Léopoldville (modern-day Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) in the late 1950s, basing much of their image and outlook on the cowboys of American Western movies. Its name was taken from Buffalo Bill.
Other articles related to "bills, bill":
... The Bills developed their own argot called Hindoubill (or Hindubill) ... to either the Hindi films occasionally shown in Kinshasa, or to the Bills conflating the Native American "Indians" of "Cowboys and Indians" with the Indians of India (à la Columbus' mistake) ...
... The legislature was criticized for preparing bills in secrecy, without posting draft legislation on its web site ... A bill seeking to limit the use of medical marijuana in the workplace met with opposition from Associated Oregon Industries and The Oregonian's editorial board, and was not passed ... The legislature referred a bill to voters, a toned-down alternative to a Kevin Mannix-backed bill establishing mandatory minimum sentences for property crimes ...
... Eakin went right across the border and signed with the NFL's Buffalo Bills, who once again allocated him to Frankfurt ... Craig Nall, Eakin was signed onto the Buffalo Bills practice squad to serve as the team's emergency quarterback ...
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... Three types of bills are expressly excluded from the scrutiny of the PCMR Money bills that is, bills which contains provisions dealing with public money, taxation, payments of debts or charges on public funds, grants ... Bills that the Prime Minister certifies as affecting "the defence or security of Singapore, or which relate to the public safety, peace or good order of Singapore" ... Bills that the Prime Minister certifies to be so urgent that any delay in enactment would be detrimental to the public welfare ...
Famous quotes containing the word bills:
“Our checks are pale. Our wallets are invalids.
Past due, past due, is what our bills are saying
and yet we kiss in every corner, scuffing the dust
and the cat. Love rises like bread as we go bust.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Wags try to invent new stories to tell about the legislature, and end by telling the old one about the senator who explained his unaccustomed possession of a large roll of bills by saying that someone pushed it over the transom while he slept. The expression It came over the transom, to explain any unusual good fortune, is part of local folklore.”
—For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.”
—Frank Zappa (19401993)