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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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However, this is exactly what Bob Wood decided to do last year as he, his wife Tracy, his ex Jenny and her new hubby Simon, along with assorted children and animals, upped sticks and headed for the world of Spanish B&Bs.
They've upped sticks from the Costa del Crime to, absurdly, a retirement village in Devon (which is actually Ireland and looks lovely, if slightly chilly).
I was delighted when he upped sticks and went off to New Zealand to hide in a hole, but now he's back in the headlines after announcing that he's gone bust, owing pounds 1.
Recently Taste upped sticks from the Honeycomb and relocated in the Liquid Room in Victoria Street.
It is remarkable that a player who insisted he wasn't going anywhere suddenly upped sticks and left before the clock was able to chime 12 on Hogmanay.
So when Betty, 76, moved from Gillingham, Kent, to Sleaford, Lincs, to be nearer her family - Mabel upped sticks too.
In the six years since his face appeared on millions of television screens all across the world, Barron has upped sticks from Martin Pipe's yard in the West Country and settled in Newmarket, where he worked for Jeff Pearce before moving on to Going Global's trainer Sean Woods.
But the Mason family were so fed up with the daily grind and their London council home, that they upped sticks and bought a plot of wild land in Devon six years ago.
Desperate to escape the daily grind, the Mason family upped sticks from their London council house and moved into a converted horsebox in Devon.
WHY the th report cosy, c Syria WHY is everyone so worried about the three British sisters who have reportedly upped sticks from their cosy, comfy lives in the UK to flee to Syria and join Isis?
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (SKY1, 9pm) HAVING recently upped sticks and moved across the pond to host The Late Late Show, James Corden, pictured, has been embraced as America's new darling.