You might think that because they’re a nation given to naturally forming lines (a practice known as ‘queuing’) in all circumstances, the English are always polite. They’re certainly stereotyped that way in the States. One thing they aren’t, though, is immune to bargains:
#BlackFriday shoving people to the floor so you can get £20 off a Coffee Maker is still an assault.
Thanks, Sgt Paul Marshall!
Now that our decadent capitalist practice of dedicating an entire day to shopping has made it to British shores, there is indeed anarchy in the UK. A television fell on someone.
The interesting thing is, there’s no Thanksgiving but there is Black Friday. It’s not a holiday; people still went to work. But there are huge sales anyway.