The idea that the day after Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday shopping season may be related to the Santa Claus parades, such as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, held on Thanksgiving Day starting in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
edit]. "Black Friday" as a term has been used in multiple contexts, going back to
the nineteenth century, where in the United ...
Nov 24, 2014 ... Origins: "Black Friday" is the (originally derisive, now mainstream) term for the
phenomenon that takes place in the U.S. on the day after ...
Nov 27, 2013 ... It's totally understandable if you think the term “Black Friday” is a direct ... But the
truth is that Black Friday owes its name to the Philadelphia Police .... Video Black
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Nov 28, 2014 ... Black Friday has become as synonymous with Thanksgiving as pumpkin pie, but
there are a lot of myths surrounding the origins of the ...
Nov 27, 2014 ... NEW YORK (PIX11) - A disturbing story wrongly tracing the origins of Black
Friday to slavery has been circulating on social media, but the real ...
Nov 28, 2014 ... It's Black Friday. For many American consumers, it is the day after Thanksgiving
when you can get great deals on goods that may eventually ...
Nov 29, 2013 ... Linguist Ben Zimmer says that the term “Black Friday” has more to do with
Philadelphia Police than retailers. (Damon Green/Flickr).
Nov 25, 2014 ... Today Black Friday is known as the biggest shopping day of the year. However,
the origins of the day's name are not what you think.
Nov 28, 2014 ... The term first began in the US, where Black Friday follows Thanksgiving on ... in
the US and so it makes it unlikely that the term originated then.