Brian, you are the man. After seeing yesterday’s post regarding the confusing expiration codes found on some foods, Brian sent The Consumerist a handy cheat sheet explaining the various code format, found inside. A+.
A Comcast worker woke to find that his apartment building was on fire, so he decided to save some people using the ladder from his truck. Nice guy.
Hartnett jumped into action, knocked on residents’ doors and ushered people to safety.
It’s been a series of dips and valleys for Mahesh in his battle with United, and the latest is another disappointment.
Looks the blogger whose elderly, recovering-from-surgery parents got bilked for $3000 after United Airlines lost their airlines, is finally catching a break.
Mahesh’s complaint against United bilking his parents for $3000 moves two steps forward, one step back. A United rep called him back:
United Airlines seems to have apologized and agreed to
help refund look into the $3000 Manesh’s parents had to pay extra after United’s ticketing system error lost Manesh parent’s tickets to Sri Lanka.
Manesh’s parents flew from NE to Sri Lanka, but at LAX, United Airlines (UAL) refused to honor their tickets, saying that had not “been approved, authorized and authenticated.” The family ended having to pay $2860 extra to complete their journey. Apparently, Sri Lankan Air Lines, a United code-share partner, could not find the reservation Manesh’s parents made.
What with Wal-Mart employees wanking off directly into the agog faces of our nation’s youth and all, it can sometimes be hard to remember that — yes! — real American heroes work there too. Average Working Joes? Maybe! But those dehumanizing blue smocks, those bright yellow smiley face buttons can’t bely the spirit of Akhilleus that surges through their veins.