Written by Miranda González
This Thursday is a big deal in the U.S. because it’s Thanksgiving! (Mmm…pumpkin pie!) However, serious shoppers may be even more excited about the day that follows, Black Friday. If you love looking for a good sale (or even if you don’t!), you’ll enjoy learning about these idioms that are all about shopping.
To be in the black – to be making a profit
It used to be that accounting ledgers had two types of ink: red for expenses, and black for income. Thus, if you are in the black, you are not in debt and your income is more than your expenses.
Example: It’s called Black Friday because retailers are in the black after a large amount of… read more