In a positive article about cleaning up the Paris Seine river, this sentence caught my eye:
“…while other government money is going to improve sewage treatment plants along the banks and at the tributary of the Marne.” (source)
It’s the part about “along the banks.” It’s likely in the legal/commerce world, banks mean the banks of a river.
Citizen-ships likely tie on to the bank.
As others have said, the bank of the river directs the flow of the current-cy.
So many words mean one thing conversationally, and something wholly different when it comes to commerce and their legal society and system.
Bank is the bank of a river. Why do we go to banks and give them the ability to depose/deposit our wealth?
- Source article: Worlds Most Romantic River is Cleaned Up Ahead of the 2024 Olympics in Paris with ‘Overwhelmingly Good’ Water (goodnewsnetwork.org)
- Banks don’t take deposits. Banks don’t lend money.
- Banks on a river, not for money
- Microprint on Bank Checks
- Banks always capitalize the name! Dear FIRST LAST,