Thursday, November 22, 2007
The Lovely Dawna mentioned today how the phrase "Black Friday" has become part of the American vernacular. While it's common that industry terms occasionally work their way into the layperson's vocabulary, the thing that's uniquely American is how we now have an unofficial holiday dedicated to shopping. Yikes. And stand-by for the mother of TV news cliches: the mall stand up telling us how bad the traffic is. Oy.