Where does the expression in the 'black' come from when referring to credit?
The business term "in the red" originated from the early days of accounting when negative numbers were recorded in the books with red ink. To be "in the red" is to be losing money or in debt.
"In the black," to answer your question, means to be making money or a profit, and originates from the same idea.
The first use of the phrases in printed materials was published in 1926 in the book "Wise-Crack Dictionary" by George Maines and Bruce Grant.
How did albatross come to be used as an expression referring to something deleterious to your interests?
The word albatross came to be used as an expression from a metaphor. It is used metaphorically to mean a burden or a curse.
it came for people who like to shop.ha ha ha
No cat is involved in the name calling. It was the pot that called the kettle black. Like the cat who called the kitten furry.
There are no companies that give extra credit after three months. First of all, credit cannot be associated with credit cards. Second of all, if one is referring to rewards, then most extra bonus rewards come from purchases within the first 3 months, not after.
Comming into 'heat' is an expression that never applies to fish. If you are referring to the livebearing species, they seem to be like humans and are receptive permanently. If you are referring to most other species, they come into "breeding condition" when all the conditions and water parameters are exactly right for their particular species to do so.
To get the "Come Back to my Place" expression you need to buy the expression book from the Bowerstone Market bookstore "Fiction Burns."
To use the "Come Back to my Place" expression, you must target the person of your choosing and open your expression menu. Then go to the "Flirt" section and choose "Come Back to my Place" expression.
You are probably referring to the character Moses Beacon on the British TV comedy "Come Fly with Me." This was a catch phrase of his, and he often was not making any puns at all, even though he used that expression.
There is an expression book titled Come Hither, Dear in which you must read to obtain this expression. It can both be bought in the Bowerstone bookshop, or found throughout Albion.
Expression is the key to making music come alive. It is the heartbeat of music.
The expression "name your poison" means What will you have? when offering a choice of intoxicants.
From the movie "clueless"
The origin of the expression is obscure. It means "ruined everything".
It means to not act innocent.
An elephant's boodie!!!!!!!!
Many meteors come down every day. If you are referring to a specific meteor, please clarify. Many meteors come down every day. If you are referring to a specific meteor, please clarify. Many meteors come down every day. If you are referring to a specific meteor, please clarify. Many meteors come down every day. If you are referring to a specific meteor, please clarify.
The expression does not come from Shakespeare.
I dont know.... you tell me.
it just did ok
After intensive research i have come to the conclusion that the scientific reason that the expression that cats "meow" came about is due to the fact that cats "meow". (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Most business credit cards do come with a personal guarantee. There are, however, ways to get a business credit card that does not require a personal guarantee.
Playing a violin is not an expression- it is a study of the art- that uses valuable time from the strength,body, and mind.
The expression is just one of those cases that is vital, that takes experienced ministership regarding
responsibilties of using credit card
Off the hook probably came from fishing, where you release fish that you aren't keeping--take them off the hook and let them go back into the water. There is also "ringing off the hook," referring to a lengthily unanswered telephone. The receivers of early telephones hung from a hook.
Alice in Wonderland.
It means there is a potential for danger.
No. The correct expression is "May your wishes come true."
The expression "tip of the iceberg "comes from a guy named Michael Vornado. He made this expression up because he said "the tip of the iceberg is always where you want to be not the bottom of the iceberg."
To determine your credit worthiness and history.
That all depends on what species of black bear you're referring to. American Black bears can be found pretty well all over North America in woody and grassland areas, for example, and come into the towns and villages in the mountainous regions that encroach on the bear's habitat. But if you don't want to go tracking a black bear in the wild, go to a zoo to see one.
It means "I'm ready to go." It's a military expression indicating readiness, as in ready for action.
The expression "a hole in one" came from, on a golf course, when someone would take only one shot to get it into the hole.
The expression this side of the Mississippi dates back to when the US was moving west. things west of the Mississippi were seen as different.
It came from the movie Poltergiest.
First come, first served
from Shalespeare - Ariel's song in The Tempest
Welcome come in
Black lemurs come from Madagascar
"The grass is always greener on the other side" is an expression that means that the lives of the people around us always look better than our own. The expression is said to come from the 1500s when Erasmus said something to the effect of "the corn being fuller on the other side of the fence. "
Yes late payments can come off your credit report. They can be removed by either the original creditor that put it on there or by the credit bureaus. You can dispute late payments on your credit report with the credit bureaus using the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The FCRA requires the credit bureaus to contact the creditors to verify the late payment. If the late payment isn't verified it must be removed.
The benefits of consumer credit counseling is that you will get some helpful advice on how to get your consumer credit back on track. There are many benefits that come with consumer credit counseling.
There can be no specific answer, as credit scores are based on the person's entire credit history.
I believe it originated from the American basketball commentators
To 'come the raw prawn'.
get off to a brisk and successful start
It doesn't wash means I don't agree
Next Tuesday, What game are you referring to?