‘Black Friday' Originally Meant Something Much, Much Darker

November 29, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Maxwell Strachan It’s totally understandable if you think the term “Black Friday” is a direct linguistic descendent of “in the black,” accounting jargon for turning a profit. After all, the day after Thanksgiving is now one of the biggest shopping days of the year, an annual delight to retailers hoping to give their bottom lines a nice little boost in the year’s final weeks. But the truth is ...

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