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JFK airport is nearly empty when I arrive

Redeem This: Why United’s Voucher-Redemption System Sucks

In the last two days, I’ve made two trips to JFK, neither of which culminated in a flight anywhere. Instead, I was there to cash in one of the vouchers I’d received after being bumped last summer. I’ve never before had a problem redeeming a voucher — from any airline — even though United makes the ridiculous requirement that you visit an airport in order to do so.

"small dick tortillas" on a Mexican menu in Berlin

From Hush Puppies to Chicken Without Sexual Life

With the upcoming Beijing Summer Games (auspiciously beginning on 8-8-08), China’s hot to trot out preparations for its upcoming world party. Not only has the Forbidden City undergone extensive renovations, but now Chinese menus are getting a facelift. Being the grammar Nazi that I am, I find menu typos more […]