Buying a bus ticket in the USA

Being used to the fairly sensible ways of Finnish trains and buses, the policies stated on theĀ American Greyhound website seem quite odd:

While the ticket is schedule specific, it may be used for any schedule on the correct date for the origin and destination purchased.

Err, what? So they’re basically saying that the ticket is only for a specific schedule, and then saying it isn’t. Well, at least it’s cheap.

Humorous error messages

No-one likes it when software crashes, but funny error messages can make a world of difference between being really pissed off, or smiling so much that you feel compelled to write a positive blog post about it.

Attempting to log on to the WordPress localization service, I got this lovely error screen: