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People walking outside of shops. IAN MUTTO/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

It’s time to give it up for Cyber Monday — and give up on Black Friday

James Bowen November 24, 2019
The glass doors are the ring, the customers are the bull and the employees pointing to the 50% off signs are the bullfighters waving their red flags. But instead of getting impaled by horns — it's the heels of a stampede of customers that will deliver the killer blow — literally.
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Pecan butter tart, a desert at some Canadian Thanksgiving meals. HISAKAZU WATANABE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Butter Tarts are New Pumpkin Pie for Canadian Thanksgiving

Isabelle Panza October 20, 2019
Presidential pardons of turkeys, mothers stressing over what to put in the stuffing, kids fighting over which end of the wishbone they can take and fathers glued to the TV watching football.
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People at a Target on Thanksgiving night Nov. 22 2012 in Highland, Indiana.   DIARIOCRITICO DE VENEZUELA/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Onion Bagel: What good is Thanksgiving anyways?

Mike Adams November 19, 2018
Thanksgiving is a time-honored American tradition that harkens back to the best this country has to offer. Compassion, family and whitewashing genocide — the very pillars of our national identity come to the forefront on the fourth Thursday of November.
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Black Friday shopping statistics. (Photo Credit: MCT Campus)

Your guide to Black Friday 2012

Nicole Bansen November 19, 2012
People can tell that the holiday season is upon them when families gather to eat turkey, boxes of decorations are uncovered from attics and when plenty of frantic shoppers stampede into stores like savages.
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