Ad: netjeff recommends
app for Android, for your shopping list needs.
Mr. Gay's problems on USAir
from sybase!davidvc(at)sun.com (David Van Couvering)
Heard from a friend, who said she read about it in Herb Caen, supposedly
a true story.
An employee of USAir with the last name of Gay boarded a USAir flight
with a free travel voucher. Soon after he sat down, someone else came
and claimed he had the same seat assignment, so Mr. Gay moved down do an
Soon after that the airplane began to fill up. The rule with the USAir
employee vouchers is that if a paying customer needs your seat, you have
to surrender it. So when the flight became completely full and still
more needed to get on, a flight attendant went to the original seat of
Mr. Gay and said the the man now sitting there, ``Excuse me, are you
The man, somewhat stunned, said, ``Well, yes, as a matter of fact I
The flight attendent said, ``I'm sorry, but you'll have to get off the
At this point Mr. Gay, who had been watching all of this, jumped up and
said, ``Excuse me, you've made a mistake--I'm Gay!''
Finally, another man jumped up and said, ``Well, hell, I'm gay too!
They can't throw us all off!''