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A late aunt of mine was an office worker in the very early days of photocopiers. They were expensive, few and far between, so carbon copy was still common. Her office ran out of carbon paper. They had to resupply, but expecting photocopiers to take over, they made a very small order for 500 sheets. They thought.

When later checking the order form, they had to admit that it clearly indicated a unit size of boxes, each 100 sheets. So, they stocked up 50,000 sheets of carbon paper to last until photocopiers took over.

I believe that they were allowed to return a significant fraction of the lot, but far from all of it. I suspect that if you visit that office today, they may still have a few unopened boxes of carbon paper in their office supplies room.
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