We’re taking a Thanksgiving holiday break this year. But reblogging some past posts. The post was one of 175 written for this column from 2012-2015.
Today is dubbed as “Black Friday.” According to Wikepedia the term originally began in Philadelphia to “describe the heavy and disruptive vehicle traffic that would occur the day after Thanksgiving.”
In more recent years “Black Friday” describes the busiest shopping day of the year. It’s a day when retailers open early and close late. It refers to businesses who’ve been operating “in the red”, now turning a profit and operating “in the black.”
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