Although Nutella was created by an Italian company, Ferrero, the product is also a deeply rooted part of food culture in France – especially for breakfast and as a tea-time snack. So when the supermarket chain Intermarché decided to run a promotion with a 950 g pot of Nutella at EUR 1.41, it was bound to be very popular.
However… it was *way* more popular than the retailer expected.
An American judge, Cecilia M. Altonaga of the Southern District of Florida, responded to an extremely badly written complaint by requiring the lawyer in question to get his next pleading “reviewed and approved by a teacher of the English language“. 🙂
In this week’s news… a Chinese restaurant in the United States – Vermont to be precise – managed to avoid being robbed because the criminal didn’t get the message across. Continue reading
A Swedish building firm has calculated the load-bearing capacity of national roofs to withstand Santa, the reindeer, the sleigh, and the presents. Yes, really. 🙂 Continue reading
And here we are at the last working week of the year for some people… 😉
Have a great week!
Yes, I did say “sneaked”. The small matter of 117 pallets went out through the main entrance without anybody noticing.
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