Black Friday Just Got Some Farm Charm | + Bonus Fun Facts Enclosed!

So, how did the day after Thanksgiving get the name of “Black Friday” and where did it originate? Back in the day, once the Thanksgiving holiday was over, people immediately thought about the next big holiday… Christmas! Droves of anxious shoppers would line the city streets looking for bargains and that special gift for their loved one. A little known fact is that the origin of this phrase was from right here in Philadelphia! According to the New York Times, “Black Friday” is actually Philly slang. In 1961, Philadelphia police officers, frustrated by the congestion and smog caused by the shoppers, started referring to it as “Black Friday”. They tried to rebrand the holiday “Big Friday”, b

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