Cheap is not usually meant as a compliment.
No wonder your shoes wore out fast — they're cheap.
That cheap so-and-so made me pay for half the gas money on our date last night. (Which will be, by the way, our last date!)
Oh, she's so cheap.
Okay, you know what I mean.
But when USA Today calls you "cheap," it's a good thing.
If you read this today (Friday, Christmas in April), you can head over to their website and scroll down a bit to see a picture of The Raven.
You can call me a lot more than "cheap" if you put a Raven photo on the front page of USA Today's website.
If you are one of the 2.3 million people who have a copy of the actual paper, turn to page 2 of section D for a gander. To see the article online, click here.
The budget-minded travel expert who mentioned us is Tim Leffel. He and his family visited us last summer on assignment with a national magazine.
We emailed each other a month or so ago and he broke the news that the magazine had cut way back on the article and several parks ended up on the cutting-room floor.
So when he got another chance to mention us, he did.
But we won't mention that particular magazine here … or the name of the woman whose face and name are on the cover.
… but I bet she's cheap.