"Gray Thursday" (Thanksgiving Day as shopping day)

Bonnie Taylor-Blake b.taylorblake at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 23 02:46:28 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 7:16 PM, Ben Zimmer
<bgzimmer at babel.ling.upenn.edu> wrote:

> Doing my part to get the word out:
> http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/11/22/black-friday
> (The interview was also an opportunity to talk about the Hornism
> "etymythology.")
> This piece also links to my Word Routes column:
> http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/11/black-friday-a-history-of-violence.html
> And Mark Liberman posted about the early trajectory of the expression
> on Language Log today:
> http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4335

And on this Black Friday Eve, I'm thankful for Ben Zimmer and Mark Liberman!

-- Bonnie

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