Oh brother! Paper bungles woman's ad

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    VANCOUVER, Washington (AP) -- Barbara Bennet wanted to sell her Brother brand sewing machine, so she bought a classified advertisement under "Miscellaneous" and "Items under $50" in The Columbian newspaper.

    Instead, the words "sewing machine" were accidentally dropped, leaving a "BROTHER" for sale ad.

    One caller wanted to know if the price was negotiable. Another, upon hearing what was really for sale, said merely, "Thank you," and hung up

    Story from CNN
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