Recently, one of the businesses in the industrial park where I work placed an order for a supply of popcorn, for their cafeteria supply. Their order was for 550 four-ounce bags.
Apparently, somewhere in the order placement process, the 0 key received too much attention. What arrived at their loading dock was an order for 55,000 bags…
The company determined that it would be less expensive to eat the cost (so to speak) of the erroneous order, rather than try to have it all returned to the vendor. So, to avoid the product going stale and to avoid storing it all on their site, they shared their popcorn bounty with all the other businesses in the industrial park.
We’re going to be snacking on butter-flavored popcorn for a while.