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Post by Osmium
The Cub ad insert in yesterday's paper reads
1st LB. FREE
Red Seedless Grapes.
When you buy 2 pounds
So the third pound is the free pound, not the first one.
Do you know that to be the case, or are you assuming? Because your
interpretation results in a deadlock condition when a person purchases
2-3 pounds: They’ve purchased at least 2 pounds, and so they should
get the first pound free, but (if they apply the rule as you suggest)
that means they’ve only *purchased* less than 1 pound, which means
they shouldn’t get that first pound free, which means . . .
I’m going shopping at Cub today, so I may buy grapes just to gather
more evidence. :-)
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