We are just starting out, but check back soon for new content.
Tags » In The Red
In the days before computers, bookkeepers wrote positive numbers in BLACK ink, and negative numbers in RED. Today’s idioms come from this practice.
So, “to be in the black” means to have a profit, or a positive bank balance. 21 more words
Budget cuts ordered by the central Government are putting major Italian Municipalities on their knees.
The newly-elector Mayor of Rome, Mr Ignazio Marino of the Democratic Party, just informed the Government that is Municipality is in the red for 867 million euros. 58 more words