Subway sandwich size social media buzz

2013-01-17 22:14

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New York - Subway, the world's largest fast food chain, is facing criticism after an Australian man posted a picture on the company's Facebook page of one of its famous sandwiches next to a tape measure that seems to shows it's not as long as promised.

The footlong sandwiches are meant to be 12 inches or 304mm, but the photo indicates the Australian's sandwich is just 11 inches or 279mm.

More than 100 000 people have "liked" or commented on the photo, which has the caption "Subway pls respond".

Lookalike pictures have popped up elsewhere on Facebook. And the New York Post conducted an investigation that found four out of seven footlong sandwiches were shorter than the length advertised.

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