Princess Bride T-Shirt Intimidates Airline Passengers
by Steph Spencer | January, 2013
A humourous t-shirt induced fear among passengers of a recent Qantas flight to the point where cabin crew intervened. The passengers, apparently not well-versed in popular culture, were “intimidated” by the shirt worn by Wynand Mullins that references the movie The Princess Bride. The shirt depicted a Hello My Name Is sticker with a well-known quote from the movie, “Hello. My Name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”
Passengers complained to cabin crew who in turn asked Mullins to remove the shirt. He refused on the grounds that he had nothing else to wear, and the matter seems to have been dropped. It has yet to be explained how removal of a t-shirt could neutralize a potential threat.
Read more about this at Stuff.co.nz
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.