Radio station has a contest. If you are the 10th caller during a given hour you get “100 Grand.” Woman wins, and they give her a “100 Grand” candy bar. Woman, disappointed and undoubtedly a little embarrassed because she told her family she had won $100,000, sued the radio station. Read the articlehere.
I don’t know how I feel about this. I would have to hear the announcments concerning the prize to try to see in what context they used the phrase “100 Grand.”
One thing is for sure – the station has gotten alot more than $100,000 worth of publicity out of this little stunt – which may well have been the intention all along.