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Man buys ticket to Granada, ends up in Grenada, sues

This is what happens when you go old-school: A Maryland dentist said that the British Airways ticket he booked over the phone sent him to Grenada instead of Granada, thus ruining his trip and sending him 4,000 miles from his intended destination.

Edward Gamson thought he had purchased a first class ticket to Granada, Spain. After a brief layover in London, he noticed the airplane wasn't going the right way, and was told by a crew member that the flight was headed to Grenada, the Caribbean island. This was not part of the plan.

Gamson said that while booking the tickets, he made it clear to the British Airways representative that he was headed to Spain. The airline offered Gamson and his companion $376 each and 50,000 miles to redeem in the future, but Gamson said that won't even make a dent in the amount of money he spent on the trip that never was. He is now suing the airline for $34,000 — the cost of hotel rooms, tours, train tickets, and more — and is representing himself. Grenada, Granada — as you can see below, you're not the only one humming Cole Porter right now. --Catherine Garcia