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Why is it called Black Friday?

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zboys

Asked by zboys at 6:33 PM on Nov. 27, 2013 in Holidays

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  • it's when stores are "in the black" for sales
    A term used for when you're making a profit as compared to a loss or coming up even. Owing is called being in the red
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:34 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 6:35 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • because people get trampled to death



     

    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:42 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:42 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:42 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:44 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • butterfly is correct, technically it is a economic term
    but i like to think of it as an increased chance of death
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:45 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • LOL paxi! I will be that is working. YEAH ME! I actually enjoy it though.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 7:00 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • We'll way back in the 1700 they started calling it that because,,,,,,,,,,,,LOL! Truthfully I don't know. Just messing with you!!!
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:34 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

  • DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 7:50 PM on Nov. 27, 2013

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