Besides the obvious misspelling, it seems now that Walmart considers a measuring cup a “gadget.” Ooh, look at these fancy graduated lines! Futuristic. Someone send Gizmodo a press release.
We received an internal Geek Squad memo that acclaims the world-renowned service for which they are “notorious.” The Oxford English Dictionary defines notorious as: “famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.”
Regarding Ritz Carlton not honoring a 1 cent reservation, Mark dug up more contract law, ran it by his professor, tossed it off to a legal mailing list, and turned up some interesting bits.
Mark’s sister found a room at the Ritz Carlton in London for just one penny per night on Hotels.com, only to have it snatched away.
The Consumerist has its fair share of typos, but at least we don’t make them in a fixed medium.