July 15, 2009

And now . . . this - Jul. 15/09

A man in the United States popped out to his local petrol station to buy a pack of cigarettes - only to find his card charged $23,148,855,308,184,500. . . .

He says his appeals to his bank first met with little understanding, though it eventually corrected the error.

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I'm sure the bank has heard every excuse. Who hasn't tried to lie their way out of a $23 quadrillion overdraft? I know I have.

Since I heard of this story from the channel rats on #prosapologian, it's only fitting that I should respond according to the latest channel craze, a haiku:

Unreal overcharge.
Moral of the story is:
Smoking's bad for you.