The Golden Bull

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an edict or imperial constitution made by the emperor Charles IV. (1356), containing what became the fundamental law of the German empire; - so called from its golden seal.

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ITH Charities Partnership with FACE of HARVEST, (501 (c) 3 Corps) ITH Charities partners with FACE of HARVEST (based in California) to host a fundraising event, Give Back Malawi, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, at the Golden Bull Grand Cafe on June 11th, 2016.
3) Does the quote accurately describe the events the Philosophe is discussing (Charles IV of Bohemia and the Golden Bull of 1356)?
The Golden Bull awards recognise the year's most baffling examples of gobbledegook.
The bull represents the golden bull of Wall Street and the man pinned to the wall is jailed financier Bernard Madoff
The group's "booby" prizes are in two categories: The Golden Bull Awards and the Foot in Mouth Award--that last for speech rather than writing.
The Plain English Campaign, which was formed in 1979 to fight unclear public information, awarded the Executive the Golden Bull booby prize.
A letter from chief executive Ian Millar's office seemed to suggest he was targeting the Golden Bull award for gobbledegook recently awarded to Rhodri Morgan.
His fellow winners in the Golden Bull booby prizes include the European Commission, for a consultation document which promised that it would 'work to unlock clusters, through internationalisation, inter-regional co-operation and cross-sector fertilisation'.
Individuals who have received the Golden Bull award include Hollywood star Alicia Silverstone for what the campaign described as ``the most baffling verbal statement of the year.