fils fils

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial
  2. (n) a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar

Usage(s):

  1. In 1936 Yves Mirande, director of many a gay French cinema comedy, had a motoring smashup in Mcon, France, was treated for his injuries by the Doctors Denis pre et fils.
  2. In 1922 Eugene Houdry was the fils in Houdry Fils, Parisian steelmakers.
  3. The issue was moved off the stove altogether during the Clinton administration, but now, less than a month into the tenure of Bush fils, it is back and boiling hot.

News

  1. NEWS: North American Retail Practices Are Why There Are Fewer 3DS Colors

    But Reggie Fils-Aime says we may see more special edition 3DS bundles! The reason North American markets haven't seen more 3DS colors is due to the "nuts and bolts of how [North American retailers] manage [their] SKUs at retail," according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview with IGN. According to Fils-Aime, Japanese retail differs from North American retail because ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

  2. E3 2013: Reggie Talks Indies, 'New Super Luigi U,' And Picks His Favorite 'Super Mario 3D Land' Character

    At last week's E3 we had a chance to chat with the head of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime about a wide range of topics relating to the company. With the business out of the way in yesterday's post, today we're dig in to some of the lighter points: Nintendo's support of indie developers, the [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. NEWS: Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Wii U As a Next Generation Platform, Third Parties

    Is the Wii U a next generation platform? Reggie Fils-Aime says it is. Reggie Fils-Aime, Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America, had a recent interview with CNNMoney about the Wii U as a next-gen platform saying “Nintendo is next generation, Wii U is next generation.” Since the launch of the Wii U there has been some debate over whether or not it should be considered "next gen"; Reggie ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

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