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Have a look at this screen shot. Can you see something fundamentally wrong with it? No?

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Have a look at the price of the Kindle edition, compared to the paperback and hardcover (sorry – I know the quality of the screen grab isn’t great).

The whole idea of e-books is they can be distributed a lot more easily and cheaply and thus, those savings can be passed onto the consumer. There are no manufacturing and shipping costs associated with getting the book to the consumer.

So what the hell is going on here Macmillan? Please explain.

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QANTAS

I know there is an obvious typo with this caption on The Age website.

However, I couldn’t help but think about the irony, given all the agitation and allegations about how Alan Joyce is cutting corners on maintenance and driving the airline into the ground.

So, I wonder how much can you get done on an A380 for $139.

(I note the typo got corrected soon after I took this screen shot.)

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