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Black friday and Pen Boutique

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Originally, Black Friday had nothing to do with shopping. Nothing at all. In fact, the very first records of the name refer to the US financial crisis in 1869 which had to do with the New York Gold Exchange. It was not until 1966 that Philadelphia’s Police Department gave it to the Friday following Thanksgiving Day due to the increase in traffic jams, over-crowded sidewalks and stores being mobbed from opening to closing. I don’t believe anything has ever been so aptly named as the day that brings an almost overbearing feeling of foreboding and obligation to each and every...

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