A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from November 27, 2020
“It’s Robinson Crusoe’s favorite shopping day” (Black Friday)

"Black Friday, Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day?” was posted on Twitter by Al Nash on November 27, 2014. “It’s Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day” was posted on Sickipedia on November 27, 2020.

“Black Friday” is the Friday after Thanksgiving—a popular day for shopping. In the novel Robinson Crusoe (1719), the character of “Friday” is a servant of the titled narrator.

Wikipedia: Black Friday (shopping)
Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The day after Thanksgiving has been regarded as the beginning of the United States Christmas shopping season since 1952.

Wikipedia: Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe (/ˈkruːsoʊ/) is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work’s protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents.
. Robinson Crusoe: The narrator of the novel who gets shipwrecked.
. Friday: Servant to Robinson Crusoe.

Danny Jordan
Aaah it’s a shopping day! not as I first thought an offensive term used by Robinson Crusoe for his pal. #BlackFriday
4:53 AM · Nov 29, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Al Nash
Black Friday, Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day?
12:25 PM · Nov 27, 2014·Twitter for Windows

David Campbell
Replying to @KTHopkins
@KTHopkins is it not a tad racist to name this shopping day after Robinson Crusoe’s companion
2:15 AM · Nov 28, 2014·Twitter for Android

Robinson Crusoe “They even have a discount shopping day named after you”.
4:49 PM · Nov 29, 2019·Twitter Web App

It’s Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day.
Joke by Chum in Other - Wordplay · November 27, 2020

Living Sarcasm
It’s Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day.
4:18 AM · Nov 27, 2020·TweetCaster for Android

Bob Kostic
It’s Robinson Crusoe’s favourite shopping day.
6:51 PM · Nov 27, 2020·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, November 27, 2020 • Permalink