November is the eleventh month of the year. It is also the last month of autumn season before the long cold winter. It takes its name a Latin word “Novem” which means “nine”. November is also the month of remembering and reflection. Also, it is known as the “shopping month” because of the discounts that are given due to Black Friday, Thanksgiving and Veterans Day. Thanksgiving is America's most traditional and secular holiday, when families get together over a long meal to give thanks for their blessings.In more recent years, many other activities have become connected with Thanksgiving. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is a huge event. Another entertainment associated with Thanksgiving is football. Black Friday is another important phenomenon which takes place the day after Thanksgiving. On that day many stores give bargain basement discounts.