black Friday

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sat Nov 24 05:27:52 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:35 PM, Herb Stahlke wrote:
> Here's a link to a proposed etymology for "black Friday," via Andrew
> Sullivan's The Dish.

This link, I take it:

Sullivan links to The Week, which in turn links to a Marketplace piece
from last year that relied on (but did not cite) my Word Routes column
on Bonnie's research. Bonnie did leave a comment on the Marketplace
page, though:


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