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$98,000

Posted by: Jill ( McSpotlight ) on December 12, 1998 at 18:42:59:

In Reply to: Typographical error posted by Hugh Morris on December 11, 1998 at 22:15:52:

: Following the USA Today link in the last post, I had to laugh when I read the italicized summation at the top of the page. It reads that McDonald's was awarded only $98 in damages. Now, THAT would have been SWEET! The complete article below indicates the damages awarded were $98,000. That's unfortunate, but you can't get blood from a turnip. Which is it?

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: Your Total's $98 At The Second Window; Please Drive Around,

I don't know if that's our mistake or USA Today's, but the correct amount is, or rather was, $98,000 (in fact it's 60,000, I don't know if the conversion rate has changed since June 97), but it's all pretty academic since McDonald's are not going to get a penny........


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