Just about everything that can be said about Black Friday has been said. Except this:
Businessweek reported that Wal-Mart attempted to commission a time warp to give its time-starved and stressed-out customers a little shopping relief. Apparently, the world's largest retailer asked London's Royal National Observatory to declare that this Saturday officially be named Friday, so Black Friday shopping could go on for two days.
Okay, so maybe Wal-Mart's request was a just a jump to the left, and then a step to the right, but it made us smile. Read more here: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8T0U1AO1.htm