Selling It

Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

Published: August 27, 2015 06:00 AM

Show us the gaffes!

Send us the goofs and glitches you find. Submit them by:


E-mail: SellingIt [at] cro [dot] consumer [dot] org


Postal mail: Selling It, Consumer Reports, 101 Truman Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703


Wear your veggies

The “1 Carrot” earrings in this ad, sent in by Quentin L. Brann of WinstonSalem, N.C., look a little hard to digest.
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To chew or not to chew?

That was the question this package left with Bob Steele of Staten Island, N.Y., who was unsure of what his grandson’s dog, Fredo, should do.
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Drink in the view

The typo in this ad, sent in by Ralph Houser of Tucson, Ariz., touts a hummingbird feeder that won’t just lure the birds into your yard—it’ll also get them tipsy.
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Pumped-up price

A gym sent two deals to the same address, but Bob Semple’s initiation discount was twice that of Margie Wade’s. Wade sent us the postcards, wondering whether he “needs the services twice as much as do I.”
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Show us the gaffes!

Send us the goofs and glitches you find. Submit them by:


E-mail: SellingIt [at] cro [dot] consumer [dot] org


Postal mail: Selling It, Consumer Reports, 101 Truman Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703


Editor's Note:

This article also appeared in the October 2015 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.

 



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