Which American city popularized the term "Black Friday" in the early 20th century?

  • Detroit
  • Boston
  • Philadelphia correct

    The term "Black Friday" was originally used derisively by Philadelphia police officers in reference to the traffic the post-Thanksgiving sales caused. Retailers preferred the more polite "Big Friday." Nowadays, Black Friday has become a cultural phenomenon and has spread outside the United States into other countries, as shoppers hunt for great deals. Source: BBC

  • Washington D.C.
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