Friday, January 8, 2010

The Dangers of Shopping Online

You probably think this is going to be about identity theft or an unscrupulous business selling damaged goods, don't you?  Not so. (...Though I did once receive the wrong book in the mail.  I'd ordered a volume of the journals of L.M. Montgomery, but was instead sent a large guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America...)

Found on Amazon:
"Albanese 12 Flavor Assorted Gummi Bears". . .

See that?  They're gummi bears (in twelve flavors!). . .

One of the "product features" is that you get 27 baby rattlesnakes to a pound:


Be careful what you buy online.  Always make sure you read the fine print!  ;o)