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    Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next week an

    Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say:

    Black friday is next week and I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    vs

    Black friday is next week so I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next wee

    Your statements are fine if you capitalize "Friday". But I don't know what "tvs" means. And there needs to be "a" before "good'.

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    Re: Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next wee

    If anybody's wondering...

    Black Friday is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. In recent years, most major retailers have opened very early and offered promotional sales to kick off the holiday shopping season, similar to Boxing Day sales in many Commonwealth nations. Black Friday is not a holiday, but California and some other states observe "The Day After Thanksgiving" as a holiday for state government employees, sometimes in lieu of another federal holiday such as Columbus Day.[1] Many non-retail employees and schools have both Thanksgiving and the day after off, followed by a weekend, thereby increasing the number of potential shoppers. It has routinely been the busiest shopping day of the year since 2005,[2] although news reports, which at that time were inaccurate,[3] have described it as the busiest shopping day of the year for a much longer period of time.[4]
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    Re: Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next wee

    Black Friday is next week and I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    vs

    Black Friday is next week so I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next wee

    Increasingly, retailers can not even wait for Black Friday and are opening on Thanksgiving night.

    The "black" refers to the retailer earning a profit. For many stores, a vast majority of sales for the year happen during the Christmas shopping season. So they may run at a loss ("in the red") until Black Friday comes.

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    Re: Talking to a friend about finding good deal tvs. I say: Black friday is next wee

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Black Friday is next week and I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    vs

    Black Friday is next week so I'll go to see if I can find any good deals.

    Are both okay?
    Yes. I would probably put a comma in the second one, after "week."

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