For centuries, turkey-stuffed hopeful shoppers wake up from their food coma the day after Thanksgiving and, fueled with the false sense of bravery and courage that we all get after eating Pumpkin Pie, decide to head down to the modern day gladiator arena we call a Mall. Some people are simply searching for deals, others enjoy the excitement, but for others this is the one day a year they can let out all their pent-up physical aggression by delivering a swift elbow to the sternum of anyone foolish enough to come near their deals.
The retail-crazed day known as Black Friday has been around in the USA for some time now and existed in its current state since the 1980s. While it’s gaining some popularity overseas, many Americans might be surprised to know that most other countries have avoided supporting this bloodbath of a retail Holiday. Because of this, many foreigners have only a vague idea of what Black Friday is. Here are 9 examples of how foreigners think of Black Friday in the USA.
Brendan has been involved in the world of comedy since performing in his college Improv troupe ‘None of The Above.’ Since then, he has shared his comedic wit with this world by writing sketch comedy, dabbling in standup, and contributing to online comedy articles. He loves to make others laugh.