Delivery fee $20 for $47 item. Free for $50. Huh? – Count-Down of Silly Rules from the BBC2011 Contest – #13
“Some years ago, I purchased an item that cost $47 at a store that offered free delivery for items over $50. The store wanted to charge $20 for delivery. I suggested that they instead just raise the price of the item by $3 to $50.”
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