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2006-07-13 19:09:38

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Cup soccer tournament proved a big distraction for bankers in the City of London financial center in June, causing an early lull in the job market, according to a survey published on Friday. July and August are traditionally quiet months for recruitment as people put off decisions on moving jobs until after the summer holiday season. "However, with the World Cup falling in June, the seasonality effect came into play a month early," said recruitment...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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