U.S. Thanksgiving used to be about those things, too, but that all seems to have gone by the board.
Originally Posted by mon
A true Canadian response to Black Friday, as reported by Tom Allen on CBC Radio's "Shift" today:
Someone proposed changing Black Friday to Black Fly Day, because when he hears about all the shoppers he thinks of swarms of flies!
Meanwhile, on the local (Windsor, ON) news: You don't need to cross the border [to Detroit] to take advantage of Black Friday sales this year! Several stores in Windsor opened early today with Black Friday sales!
Last edited by phesina; 11-30-2013 at 07:03 PM.
I've been Frosted (thanks, Elyse and Karen!).
I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
Death thought about it.
"Cats," he said eventually. "Cats are nice."
-- Terry Pratchett, Sourcery