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nwnjw01 wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:59 pm
Mmmm does the second item about retail sales indicate a possible shop... or is that the kind of thing you would say if your business was online only?
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Chris,

I guess that’s the best way to get a feel for what it might mean, I should have done that.😟
Wonder how defining those categories are?

Interesting times on the way...

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I could imagine that CW may have objected to Ward Bros. Tribus is a great alternative with a hidden meaning.
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Both registered on 20th March - worth checking every so often and of course ward-bros.com, but that may have been canned.

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Caller wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:35 pm
I could imagine that CW may have objected to Ward Bros. Tribus is a great alternative with a hidden meaning.
Unus e tribus?

Well spotted.
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:54 am
Caller wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:35 pm
I could imagine that CW may have objected to Ward Bros. Tribus is a great alternative with a hidden meaning.
Unus e tribus?

Well spotted.
Any clue for those of us who don't know what it means (i may be the only one, of course :) ). I have Googled it, but the search returns don't align with the context.
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Kansas City Milkman wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:29 pm
Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:54 am
Caller wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:35 pm
I could imagine that CW may have objected to Ward Bros. Tribus is a great alternative with a hidden meaning.
Unus e tribus?

Well spotted.
Any clue for those of us who don't know what it means (i may be the only one, of course :) ). I have Googled it, but the search returns don't align with the context.
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Could have a number of interpretations”

Unus e tribus - one out of three. I.e a reference to CW as one of the three founders of the company he left.

Or if just looking at tribus - could be a nod to the masses.

I imagine a Latin scholar will be along shortly! :)

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Thanks. I'll continually hit refresh in anticipation!

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Could also be Chris, James and Jonathon (I'm guessing his sons/tribe) - the three founders. I appreciate Wera is listed, but I'm sure Chris is involved.
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nbg wrote:
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Unus e tribus - one out of three. I.e a reference to CW as one of the three founders of the company he left.
That was how I saw it, Neil. Though it didn’t register until Caller mentioned it.
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It's all pure guesswork of course, but surely any new company should be branded with a view to the future and aspiration, rather than have a pop at a previous venture!

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what-time-is-it wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Could also be Chris, James and Jonathon (I'm guessing his sons/tribe) - the three founders. I appreciate Wera is listed, but I'm sure Chris is involved.
Seeing as it started as Ward Bros., I am guessing it refers to the 3 sons, Jake, James and Jonathon.
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Kip wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:09 pm
what-time-is-it wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Could also be Chris, James and Jonathon (I'm guessing his sons/tribe) - the three founders. I appreciate Wera is listed, but I'm sure Chris is involved.
Seeing as it started as Ward Bros., I am guessing it refers to the 3 sons, Jake, James and Jonathon.
Agree for Ward-Bros, but Jake resigned on 14th January.
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Actually that would be more logical. Tribus means tribe as well as "from three". I was probably over-reading it.
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Kip wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:09 pm
what-time-is-it wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Could also be Chris, James and Jonathon (I'm guessing his sons/tribe) - the three founders. I appreciate Wera is listed, but I'm sure Chris is involved.
Seeing as it started as Ward Bros., I am guessing it refers to the 3 sons, Jake, James and Jonathon.
Chris and Wera certainly like the letter "J". Maybe the IHM wasn't named after Johannes Jahnke after all!
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