The day after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday”. It is one of the busiest shopping days in the USA and I guess that everyone waiting for it. It traditionally begins the Christmas shopping season. On this day people will get specials discounts so they are eager to wait the whole night in below freezing temperature outside stores to be the first ones to get inside the door and grab gifts and presents at the lowest prices!
But you wanna know why they called “Black Friday”?
Some said one of the reasons it is named “black” is because of the long lines in the stores. However, There are two more popular theories why is called Black Friday. One theory is that the wheels of vehicles in heavy traffic on the day after Thanksgiving Day left many black markings on the road surface, leading to the term Black Friday. The other theory is that the term Black Friday comes from an old way of recording business accounts. Losses were recorded in red ink and profits in black ink. Many businesses, particularly small businesses, started making profits prior to Christmas. Many hoped to start showing a profit, marked in black ink, on the day after Thanksgiving Day.