Why Is It Called Black Friday 2017
Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. It was originally called Black Friday because so many people went out to shop that it caused traffic accidents and sometimes even violence.. The name was first recorded in 1966 by Earl Apfelbaum, a dealer in rare stamps.
The origin of the term "Black Friday" is murky. The most popular story says that the name came from the fact that the day's sales are so great, it can push retailers "into the black." But the earliest reference to that is 1981.
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