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ribbon strip, girt strip, ledger board, rib-and, ribband

A wood strip or board let into the studs to add support for the ends of the joists; also called a girt strip or ledger board.
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Blue Riband has been made in Britain since 1936 and is primarily consumed by the UK market.
Nestle stressed that, of the 298 potential redundancies announced back in April, only 80 are directly related to Blue Riband, which is made in Fawdon, and that the proposed changes relate mainly to changing shift patterns.
GMB general secretary Tim Roache said: "To shift the production of an iconic British brand like Blue Riband to Poland is unacceptable.
Highlight of both their singing careers was winning the coveted National Eistedddfod Blue Riband prize - Aled at Bala in 1997, and Eleri at Denbigh in 2013.
The Ysgol Brynrefail pupil said: "I was just so happy to get through to the Blue Riband let alone win.
Such was the prestige of holding the Blue Riband that countries like Italy and Germany had ships built specifically to snatch it from Britain and France.
Didier Defago ended 22 years of Swiss downhill heartache by claiming a surprise victory in the delayed blue riband event of the Winter Olympics.
The crimson riband presented to the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms featured the Queen's royal cypher and crown clasp, hand embroidered in gold bullion and inscribed Nearest Guard 1509 - 2009.
The Queen hands the new riband to the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms
Quite rightly, several southern based trainers, including Charlie Lister and John Mullins, decided that four runs in nine days and the travelling involved would make it impossible for their greyhounds to perform to their best, and re-routed several top stars such as track record holder Toosey Blue to the Blue Riband instead.
The first race for the Blue Riband for the fastest Atlantic crossing took place in 1838 between the Sirius and the Great Western.