john henry vs john hancock : Common Errors in English

About john henry vs john hancock

John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence so flamboyantly that his name became a synonym for “signature.” Don’t mix him up with John Henry, who was a steel-drivin’ man.

john henry Meaning(s)

  • (n) hero of American folk tales; portrayed as an enormously strong black man who worked on the railroads and died from exhaustion after winning a contest with a steam drill

john hancock Meaning(s)

  • (n) American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
  • (n) a person's own signature

john henry in News

john hancock in News

  1. John Hancock to Acquire Independent Broker-Dealer from Symetra Financial Corporation

    John Hancock to Acquire Independent Broker-Dealer from Symetra Financial Corporation
    on June 11, 2013 Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund (HPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013

    John Hancock Preferred Income Fund (HPI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

  3. John Hancock Income Securities Trust (JHS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013

    John Hancock Income Securities Trust (JHS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

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