Talk:Black Friday (1910)
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The aftermath of Black Friday - contradictory text
"The actions of the police were greatly criticised" vs. "violent physical abuse [...] was generally supported by the British population, who at the time were relatively opposed to women's franchise" - obviously contradictory text. This needs fixed, both statements can't be correct, surely. (NB I removed some unsigned bits of text relating to the deletion of the 1912 article from the talk page, they don't seem to have any relevance to anything now.) Double Happiness (talk) 23:58, 7 November 2012 (UTC)
Black Friday (1912) listed for deletion
The accompanying article is one of either
97 that have as title "Black Friday" ... 52 that have as title "Black Saturday" ... or
- 1 that have as title "Black Monday" ...
... (in each case) disambiguated by a parenthesized year. Since this is in contrast to all the other days of the week, that style probably is unneeded and reflects either ignorance of the acceptability of Dab-page entries like
- Black Tuesday, September 11, 2001 attacks
or something like a lack of persistence in weighing possible titles. I have not investigated them individually; instead, i suggest review, of each article, by one or more editors with prior interest in its corresponding topic, with an eye to finding a title that either avoids the "Black ...day" or disambiguates it with something more evocative than a year. Years are good tools for helping users who happen to have seen a brief reference to "Black Friday" and have at least rough idea of the year involved, but giving priority to that case in titling the article, rather than letting the Dab page handle that job, is almost always an impediment to most users seeking the article. Almost certainly, most of the
15 10 should be renamed.
--Jerzy•t 06:18 & 06:36, 8 January 2009 (UTC)