Yesterday, Warren Buffett reported that last year was Berkshire Hathaway's worst year on record.
Berkshire is a small county with “no ancient cathedral and few great houses.”
Buffett said that three-quarters of his businesses under the Berkshire Hathaway umbrella are doing better.
At no time did Mr. Sokol intend to personally profit at the expense of Berkshire or its shareholders.
Certainly, it was no later than 2008 when Sokol was deeply involved in a Berkshire Hathaway bid for Constellation Energy.
But the trained bands of Berkshire and Surrey were ready to receive him.
Here we sat (county in Ireland), and uncle amused us by (town in Berkshire).
The wild turkey was to be found not long since in Berkshire, but probably it has become extinct there too.
It may be Berkshire that he talks, but it sounds more like barking.
If Berkshire has a proud record of the battle-field, not less proud is that which might be written of her home work.
Old English Bearrocscir (893), from an ancient Celtic name meaning "hilly place" + Old English scir "shire, district."