TIL in 1985, a man flew from London to LA on Air New Zealand, meaning to connect to a flight to Oakland. At LA, he boarded the onwards flight to Auckland. When asked if he’s going to Auckland, the NZ pronunciation sounded like Oakland, so he stayed onboard, only realising his mistake after takeoff

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TIL in 1985, a man flew from London to LA on Air New Zealand, meaning to connect to a flight to Oakland. At LA, he boarded the onwards flight to Auckland. When asked if he's going to Auckland, the NZ pronunciation sounded like Oakland, so he stayed onboard, only realising his mistake after takeoff submitted by /u/malalatargaryen
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