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why is black friday 'black'?

im in the uk and have never heard of black friday until cafemom, so whats the story with the name?

 
san78

Asked by san78 at 6:54 AM on Nov. 26, 2010 in Shopping

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  • Yepp, and black Friday is always on a Friday. :)
    AtHomeMommy-3

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 7:01 AM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • the story of the name is from all the people buying everything in the stores and the stores going in the black....its basicly means there is no more stuff in the stores....hence black friday
    mama2my2boys

    Answer by mama2my2boys at 6:58 AM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Black=EVIL (lol).... It's the WORST shopping day of the year!!! I HATTTTTTE BLACK FRIDAY!!!!!
    AtHomeMommy-3

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 7:00 AM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • so is thanksgiving always on a thursday?
    san78

    Comment by san78 (original poster) at 7:00 AM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • thanks x
    san78

    Comment by san78 (original poster) at 7:01 AM on Nov. 26, 2010

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