A chicken breast sandwich and water from Subway on a kitchen counter in New York

Jan 23, 2013 Full story: WDTN-TV Dayton 26

Two New Jersey men sued Subway this week, claiming the world's biggest fast-food chain has been shorting them by selling so-called footlong sandwiches that measure a bit less than 12 inches.

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“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Jan 23, 2013
Nevermind how the meat is paper thin. By God, we want a full 12 inches of bread!

Level 3

Since: Jun 09

Fargo, ND

#2 Jan 23, 2013
I'm suing the lumber companies I buy from. It turns out that the 2x4's and 4x4's I buy are not actually 2x4 or 4x4 inches!

“I know where you are,”

Level 8

Since: Jun 08

Right here under my thumb

#3 Jan 23, 2013
I'm suing Topix, in their Terms of Service agreement they say:

"Third Party Cookies
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I didn't get any cookies when I joined.

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Food cop

Stafford, VA

#4 Jan 23, 2013
It's not the company's fault for not training the low life idiots that work for them( just like ather food establishments) the worker don't have a clue in following company menus to the exact way. They just cut the bread on what is supposed to be a foot or 1/2 foot measurement and just toss on the supposed to be weighed out portions of meat then just put on as much topping as they think they can put on it. Not even following the company guide lines of portion control. It happens to all fast food ,deli,restaurants. Thus the company who advertizes that their food is healthy really isn't as some of the low educated idiots there put more butter(if that what it is even) on the grill than necessary,or fry the product in oil, thus making the cal count go out of the advertized cal count on the menus. It's the worker who just go there to collect their pay check and don't care for prepping or cooking the food right. You wonder why America is fat look at the low life idiots that claim to be anything but cooks(not even trained in a school but just know how to flip meat)Ever go to a french restaurant and see mexicans cooking French food?? or a a cafe where they supposed to have gourmet food style cooking or sandwiches and have mexican /spanish people who never even went to a cook school. yep that what you will see no real trained cooks/so called chefs there ..oh maybe the so called manager whose a fat person who thinks he's the best in the food industry. Answer to this is DON'T GO TO THOSE PLACES AND EXPECT ANYTHING TO FOLLOW THE MENU OR WHAT IT SAYS IS HEALTHY. WHY WASTE YOUR MONEY.
Measurements required

Stafford, VA

#5 Jan 23, 2013
I guess that when I go to Subway I'll bring my ruler and make sure I get my 12" sandwich. and also when I go to the other places that I eat I'll bring my scales to weigh out the food, then I would use my smartphone apt to make sure the calories are right!!
LOLz

Binghamton, NY

#6 Jan 23, 2013
Maybe the footlong bread was a foot long before it was baked and it shrunk an inch in the baking process? Is that possible?

Unbelievable what people will sue over.

Hey, Clem, did you read the article that stated they cut the size of their meat slices by 25%? As if it could get any smaller/thinner! Yes, I would like some meat to go with my bread and vegetables!!
12incher

Rochester, NY

#7 Jan 23, 2013
I have a "ruler" in my pants, let's measure some stuff.
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#8 Jan 23, 2013
The wife is suing me...
The Neighbor

Medford, NY

#9 Jan 23, 2013
Donkey Estonkey wrote:
The wife is suing me...
FYI....She never sued me.
Subway Headquarters

Medford, NY

#10 Jan 23, 2013
Sir, with all due respect, please read the fineprint.

The 12" measurement is to be taken the following day, when you relinquish the sandwwich from your body.

Thank you for your patronage.

Goiod day.

Level 6

Since: Apr 08

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#11 Jan 23, 2013
Who's foot are they using as a ruler?

My foot is only 10 inches long.
JLRatti

Monroe, NY

#12 Jan 23, 2013
If using significant figures, a foot could mean any where from 7 inches to 18 inches give or take a wee bit. I hope this BS lawsuit gets thrown out, and the filers have to pay the other sides legal costs.
Fungal Feet

Rochester, NY

#13 Jan 23, 2013
Bama Yankee wrote:
Who's foot are they using as a ruler?
My foot is only 10 inches long.
How unsanitary to measure sammiches with feet!
Parden pard

Bath, PA

#14 Jan 23, 2013
The Neighbor wrote:
<quoted text>
FYI....She never sued me.
Me neither,,,lol
Parden pard

Bath, PA

#15 Jan 23, 2013
Fungal Feet wrote:
<quoted text>How unsanitary to measure sammiches with feet!
Who's using a foot,,?, and no-ones wife is suing me,,,lol,,:)
DaveMC in the Grey

San Diego, CA

#16 Jan 23, 2013
Did someone say breast???

“who will be left to speak out?”

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Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#17 Jan 23, 2013
I'm suing men in general. I didn't know there was money in it.

“look up and laugh”

Level 9

Since: Jun 08

guess, where

#19 Jan 24, 2013
LOL! Unbelievable BUT this was actually on the news the other day!

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#20 Jan 24, 2013
its Subway, what do u expect?

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#21 Jan 24, 2013
My 55 inch TV is 54.25 inches. I'm suing!

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