German Of The Day: Amerikanische Verhältnisse

That means American conditions. And it’s usually meant in the negative sense.

TK-Maxx

You know, like when forty people in two rival groups start a mass brawl during a Black Friday sale at a TK-Maxx in Osnabrück? That’s right. They may not celebrate Thanksgiving in Germany but they certainly know how to enjoy Black Friday festivities here now. And they seem to be really good at it, too.

The police had to come in with twenty cop cruisers and a few ambulances to haul the injured away. But the savings were tremendous!

Die Polizei rückte mit 20 Streifenwagen an und musste die Situation entschärfen. Außerdem wurden bei der Schlägerei mehrere Menschen verletzt, sodass auch mehrere Rettungswagen im Einsatz waren.

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2 responses

  1. I think Amazon is taking the shine off of Black Friday. However, there was a lot of traffic at the Malls last Friday. Many people, including students, get Wednesday to Sunday off.

  2. Nothing more exciting than a shopping spree brawl.
    But French streets offer better flash brawls at these -soon to come- Europeon gas demos.

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