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That’s quite a nice tip for a LaFortune delivery gal...

Yahoo! has the market covered for silly stories that somehow get me to click on them.

(Meet the world’s new tallest man..? Okay!)

Last night when I was doing some digging on the Spartan’s, Yahoo! ran a headline with the Golden Dome as the image and a teaser that said, "$29,000 tip makes trouble.”

Color me intrigued.

A woman who worked catering events for the University of Notre Dame says it was her lucky day when the school tipped her $29,000 in her check. But now the university is suing to get back the money she says she’s already spent.

Sara Gaspar of Granger says in court documents filed this week that she “thought finally something wonderful had happened” in her life when the school paid her a $29,387 tip on April 17. She said in court documents that she called the school’s catering department three times about the payment, but didn’t hear back until she received a threatening call from the school in June.

Gaspar says by that point, she had spent the money on a new car and bills.

Notre Dame contends Gaspar should have been paid only $29.87, but was overpaid because of a typing error. The school says in a lawsuit filed Aug. 27 in St. Joseph Circuit Court in South Bend that Gaspar did not notify the school about the error, and instead spent the money knowing it wasn’t hers.

I hope Gaspar at least took advantage of the “Cash for Clunkers” program when she cashed in the money for the new ride. I thought the only people who tried to multiply their tip by a thousand were the bartenders at the Boat Club. (Even then, the tab only ended up being fifteen bucks.)

Notre Dame might have to send the clerk who made the typo back to the First Year of Studies.