Inside was a gold medal on a ribbon, inscribed with the words “FUCKING MEDAL.”
Clive Davis, her mentor at Arista Records, spoke after, followed by Stevie Wonder, who sang "ribbon in the Sky."
William and Harry were today cutting the ribbon on a new recovery centre for the charity Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.
early 14c., ribane, from Old French riban "a ribbon," variant of ruban (13c.), of unknown origin, possibly from a Germanic compound whose second element is related to band (n.1); cf. Middle Dutch ringhband "necklace." Modern spelling is from mid-16c. Originally a stripe in a material. Custom of colored ribbon loops worn on lapels to declare support for some group perceived as suffering or oppressed began in 1991 with AIDS red ribbons.