180: The Order of the Holy Spirit, an Order of Chivalry under the French Monarchy wore the Cross of the Holy Spirit. Due to the blue ribbon from which the Cross of the Holy Spirit was hung, the Knights became known as “Les Cordon Bleus”. Over time, this expression was extended to refer to other distinctions of the highest class – for example, Cordon Bleu restaurant / cooking school and Blue Riband – a prize awarded for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by passenger liners. The terms “blue ribbon”, “Cordon Bleu” and “Blue Riband” have come to represent distinction.
181: Where would you find each of these? What would be the connection?