[ RadSafe ] Blue Riband
sfisher373 at aol.com
Sat May 26 19:34:35 CDT 2012
Since the Titantic did not cross the Atlantic in a record time, it could not possibly have received the Blue Riband. So the Titanic has nothing to do with a blue ribbon. And if you check, the term was borrowed from horse racing.
In a message dated 05/26/12 13:01:30 Eastern Daylight Time, radsafe-request at health.phys.iit.edu writes:
Unfortunately, I believe the first Blue Riband [blue ribbon] award was
presented to the Titanic :-)
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