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.
And with a fine dose of ribbon embroidery and a bit of sparkle, grunge was dressed up enough for a grownup.
The ribbon whooshes up and along walls before settling down, here and there, into something you can sit on.
Directly between these a ribbon of white marked its twisting course.
History is a ribbon, always unfurling; history is a journey.
She was as dead as Caesar, poor wench, and as cold as a church, with bits of ribbon sticking in her hair.
She had a ribbon in her long, glossy hair, and her face shone pleasantly with soap.
Or cut 12 small bells and paste one leaf of calendar pad on each, stringing all together with ribbon.
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.