As the Black Friday 2014 fever rages on, with retailers offering bonanza discounts and deals, Twitter is buzzing with criticism and mockery over Britons celebrating a borrowed-over US tradition.
Black Friday is a dreadful import: often there are literal stampedes in American shops, many times people are crushed in the melee.
— Christian DeFeo (@doctorcdf) November 27, 2014
So why is the UK all of a sudden into black friday when we don't even celebrate thanks giving? — The Vamps Updates (@TheVampsUpdates) November 27, 2014
We take a look at some of the interesting jokes circulating around #BlackFriday, starting with an exclusive Black Friday trailer.
Slip into comfortable clothes, say your prayers and lets get this started.
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— Us Weekly (@usweekly) November 27, 2014
My prayers go out to mall employees working on Black Friday . Lord be with you all — Mahlik Blanco wL (@YungHoesama) November 27, 2014
Pluto is ready for Black Friday pic.twitter.com/6V0ttMXXxK
— Bane (@helloiambane) November 27, 2014
I wanna go Black Friday shopping just to see people I know and see them really stressed out — Sam Kindseth (@kindseth_sam) November 27, 2014
She died doing what she loved, using her toddler's head as a step stool to reach the last ten dollar panini press at a Black Friday sale.
— desi jedeikin (@DesiJedeikin) November 27, 2014
The fact that the term "Black Friday" went from wage-slave in-joke to advertising buzzword really shows off America's sociopathy.
— Adam Bozarth (@adambozarth) November 25, 2014
I'm not even joking, I've never heard of Black Friday. Is it just me? — Jordan Stringfellow (@Jordan_Jud) November 27, 2014
Oh it's Black Friday. Let me just open my laptop and buy ANOTHER LAPTOP.
— JB (@gunnerpunner) November 27, 2014