[ RadSafe ] Blue Riband

sfisher373 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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