Thousands of customers have streamed to shops since midnight to take advantage of some Black Friday mega-deals.
But one caller on the open line on the Eusebius McKaiser show wants to know what the origins of Black Friday are?
I don't agree with this nonsense of Black Friday. I am told that it is a historical thing where people were sold into slavery and that day it happened was called Black Friday.— Rams, Caller
Jeff says Black Friday came about in 1869.
The basis of Black Friday started in 1869 when there was a huge crash on the stock and that day was called Black Friday. The notion of non-truths shape people's opinions and vision of what the world is.— Jeff, Caller
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