But now they were tearing each other to pieces, and their vulture lawyers would pick at the carcass of their marriage.
Kinder than the rest of his vulture kind, he asked, ‘When will the wedding be?’
For one thing, vulture investors may be unwilling to go through the red tape involved in obtaining a license to run a casino in New Jersey.
Such vulture funds buy shares in investment trusts and then force a vote of stockholders which can compel trusts to offer a cash exit to shareholders at close to net asset value.
The former NYSE chief valiantly came forward to admit to the gross sum, knowing some vulture in the press would dig it out anyway.
But the common buzzard, found across much of Europe and Asia, is a hawk, not a vulture .
The prime minister had a bald head at the end of a vulture 's neck, and a dragging lid over one eye.
And there may be some current bond-holders who are simply following vulture instincts.
In the NHS, for example, vulture private firms now make a fortune from privatisation schemes, while nurses and other health workers suffer low pay and long working hours.
The press was an absolute vulture when President Bush's National Guard record was questioned.