Travel-related fun spot – Groupon manages to majorly misquote a once-mighty manager – twice

Love that alliteration! So what’s this then?

Well, as a subscriber to Groupon’s (Norwegian) offers I receive a couple of emails most days. I’ve yet to take them up on any travel bargains but I am often heard emitting a frustrated “O.F.F.S.” when reading their sales pitches.

“O.F.F.S.”? What does that – oh wait, I get you.

Basically I don’t know whether this is just unique to the Norwegian site or if it is Groupon policy but they summarize each offer with an attempt at wit and wordplay which rarely comes off. However it can be quite (unintentionally) funny. (more…)

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