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>“It’s a matter of acronyms. The S-Y-D as opposed to S-D-Y. Somebody has to fix that,” Burnett said, explaining how a mix-up over airport codes had led to his unfortunate mistake that had landed him in Billings, Montana, as a tiny jet waited to make his connection to the wrong Sydney.
>Burnett also admitted to the TV station that he had been trying to be frugal for his trip and been pleasantly surprised at the cheapness of the flight he had found for his planned trip halfway across the globe.
OK, not the [dumbest example of America’s failed geography curriculum and lack of critical thinking](https://www.qcnews.com/news/u-s/north-carolina/gaston-county/gastonia/florida-woman-takes-an-hour-long-detour-to-gastonia-to-see-swiss-alps/) I’ve seen, but its close.
Did he book at the Four Seasons?
I once tried to fly to Columbus, OH but ended up in Columbus, GA!
It was a work trip and the travel agent we used got it mixed up and sent me to the wrong place.
Cool. Hope he made sure to hit up The Cattle-ac while there.
I remember a Californian who tried to fly to Oakland and ended up in Auckland. That actually seemed like a good deal, though.
This is why knowing how to spell correctly is an important skill to have.