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[mass noun] A system of financial trading in which dealers shout their bids and contracts aloud.
- ‘If a game is trying to have some element of realism, especially in an economic game, then an auction with open outcry, in which the bidding increment is very small, is the way to go.’
- ‘General Atlantic also moved to allay fears that open outcry would suffer from its involvement.’
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.