The US: mission critical 24 hours a day, seven days a week
The best thing about a trip to the US is boosting one's vocabulary. There are always new words, expressions and axioms and all of them, it seems, born since you were last there. This time it's not only words but numbers too. For example, it isn't long before you start to believe that every job in the US, from driving to doing homework, is done '24/7' - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As for new expressions, the demise of the 'Quick burn' dot coms has had a silver lining for architects, ...
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