martes, 25 de noviembre de 2014


Black Friday is on the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday 2014 will be on November 28, 2014.

Based on data from previous Black Fridays, most Black Friday sales will start early on Thanksgiving and extend throughout the Black Friday weekend and into Cyber Monday 2014.

For millions of people Black Friday is the time to do some serious Christmas shopping --even before the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone! Black Black is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it's one of the major shopping days of the year in the United States -falling anywhere between November 23 and 29. While it's not recognized as an official US holiday, many employees have the day off -except those working in retail.
The term “Black Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black” refers to stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” back when accounting records were kept by hand, and red ink indicated a loss, and black a profit. Ever since the start of the modern Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving has been known as the unofficial start to a bustling holiday shopping season.

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New relevant vocabulary
leftovers                                   employees                                      in retail
profit                                        bustling                                          
to set off                                   consumers                                     purchase
chill                                          o
rders                                            to gripe about
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