Canadian Black Friday

Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Fri Nov 29 16:04:47 UTC 2013

Dave Wilton commented:

> I'm hearing radio ads for "Black Friday" sales here in Toronto. This
> strikes me as odd since yesterday wasn't a holiday up here. It's kind of
> like hearing ads for "Boxing Day" sales in the States.

We've been seeing them here in the UK, too, which is even weirder. For
example: .

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words

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