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Black Friday Shopping Madness Grips America A Day After Being Grateful (Video)

Friday, November 25, 2016 9:32
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For millions of people Black Friday is the time to do some serious Christmas shopping –even before the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone! Black Black is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it’s one of the major shopping days of the year in the United States -falling anywhere between November 23 and 29. While it’s not recognized as an official US holiday, many employees have the day off -except those working in retail.

The term “Black Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black” refers to stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” back when accounting records were kept by hand, and red ink indicated a loss, and black a profit. Ever since the start of the modern Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving has been known as the unofficial start to a bustling holiday shopping season.

In the 1960′s, police in Philadelphia griped about the congested streets, clogged with motorists and pedestrians, calling it “Black Friday.” In a non-retail sense, it also describes a financial crisis of 1869: a stock market catastrophe set off by gold spectators who tried and failed to corner the gold market, causing the market to collapse and stocks to plummet. – BlackFriday.com

 
Black Fri·day
noun
noun: Black Friday; plural noun: Black Fridays
  1. 1.
    (in the US) the day after Thanksgiving, noted as the first day of traditional Christmas shopping, during which crowds of consumers are drawn to special offers by retailers.
    “folks were lining up to buy $30 DVD players at Wal-Mart on Black Friday”

  2. 2.
    Friday, September 24, 1869, when an attempt by a few speculators to corner the US gold market was thwarted by President Ulysses S. Grant’s release of government gold for sale, making gold prices plummet and creating a panic in the stock market.

grate·ful
ˈɡrātfəl/
adjective
adjective: grateful
  1. feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankful.
    “I’m very grateful to you for all your help”

    • archaic
      received or experienced with gratitude; welcome.
      “enjoying the grateful shade”

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Here are a collection of videos from all over America happening right now on Black Friday!

 

 

 

 

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BIN NOTE: If by now you haven’t figured out that Facebook and Google are in cahoots with the corrupt government, then I feel for you, but for those who are well aware of the issues it’s high time you switched over to Seen.life. It is a website that is similar to Facebook but without all the censorship.

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  • Isn’t it more PC to refer to it as “African-American Friday?”

  • It gets increasingly worse with every year. Black Friday shopping is a fool’s errand; the best deals don’t even happen then anyway, and are certainly not worth getting bludgeoned to death over. Good grief. THANKFULLY it only happens once a year, although the Day-After-Christmas sales aren’t exactly a bright hallmark of human behavior either.

  • Honestly, I hate this Black Friday hype… I only like to buy some things online from time to time. For example, I have just got some nice templates for websites from http://www.templatemonster.com with 50% off. It is cool indeed. But all that madness is not for me at all

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