At first, sterling declined to talk about the basketball legend, praising his talents but calling him “irrelevant in this thing.”
“Kandynce Jones was under threat of eviction by [sterling] even though she had never missed a rent payment,” court papers say.
If sterling claimed benefits under Section 1033, the IRS would undoubtedly audit him.
An employee would later testify that sterling said he wanted to drive out the black tenants “because they smell.”
There was one lonesome, sterling flash of it last night for the Thunder, and it came halfway through the fourth quarter.
This vote was understood to give him, as a present salary, a sum equal to one thousand pounds sterling per annum.
The sterling was short-handed this passage, mustering but four hands in a watch.
When a lady of consequence is in full dress, her gold ornaments may be worth altogether from fifty to eighty pounds sterling.
There are two Captains Cooper in the navy,--father and son,--but neither had been in the sterling.
The annual expenses of the establishment amount, it is said, to nearly a million sterling.
c.1300, "silver penny," probably from Middle English sterre (see star (n.)), from the stars that appeared in the design of certain Norman coins, + diminutive suffix -ling. The other theory is that it derives from Old French estedre "stater" (see stater).
Sense broadened by 1560s to "money having the quality of the sterling," and c.1600 to "English money in general." A pound sterling was originally "a pound weight of sterlings," equal to about 240 of them.