[1966] "Black Friday" (day after Thanksgiving)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Apr 24 01:58:17 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 7:14 PM, Bonnie Taylor-Blake
<taylor-blake at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>  -----------------------------------------------------------
>  [...]
>  All in all, "Black Friday" certainly lived-up to its reputation.  In fact it
>  lasted for two days, with more of the same traffic and congestion the
>  Saturday which followed.

Is that hyphen in "lived-up to its reputation" in the original? It
looks very strange to me.

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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