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Talk:Black Friday

Why is black ink considered dodgy? Certainly in the black is an established idiom, no? --Connel MacKenzie T C 20:15, 20 April 2006 (UTC)

Because it only refers to the day-after-Thanksgiving sense, I'd imagine, leaving the other sense unaccounted for. IME it's clearly meant as a reference to something disastrous, a reference to the rapacity of the shoppers on this day, which makes even that dodgy. —Muke Tever 22:29, 20 April 2006 (UTC)
Ah. Thanks (as always) for the explanation. --Connel MacKenzie T C 22:39, 20 April 2006 (UTC)
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