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A certain amount of stock assumed to be constantly held in inventory by a company, as the minimum quantity required to continue operating; frequently attributive, especially designating a method of accounting (not generally regarded as acceptable) in which such stock is valued at its original cost.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Statement Excess Profits Duty.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.