It's so tiny... and so hard to read... oh I am so sleepy. You know, the sales agreement or the home contract—the print is so small you can't read it. So why bother? Universal Law #1: ALL FINE PRINT EXISTS ONLY TO SCREW YOU.? Yes, every word is so confusing, so obtuse, with only one goal—to nail YOU. What is so remarkable is that corporations think by making the print so small we won't notice it. What kind of chumps do they think we are? Big ones, it seems.
Well here at The Fine Print we actually read the fine print and we break it down and celebrate the loquacious authors (the $600 dollar an hour attorneys and PR people) that write it. We read it out loud with them, we celebrate the words they've worked so hard to craft. We savor their joke. Oh wait, it's on US! With these folks and their fine print, we don't have to go to the cleaners—they've already taken us there. Here's what you should be reading in The Fine Print: