Subway pounded on Facebook for serving 11-inch foot-longs

A viral Facebook post reveals that a Subway foot-long sandwich was, in fact, a mere 11 inches. The company called it an isolated incident. 

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Subway, for example, prides itself on affordable foot-long sandwiches. Who can forget its earworm of a jingle: “five dollar, five dollar foot longs”?

So, when a customer in Australia on Wednesday measured his sub sandwich and learned—gasp—it’s only 11 inches, he posted a picture of the stunted sandwich to the company’s Facebook page with the comment: “subway pls respond.”

The company waited a day to respond, as the post garnered more than a hundred thousand “likes” in a matter of hours. Soon other jilted customers began sharing similar pics.

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