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Monday, July 11, 2016

Is proofreading a dying art?

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter 
This one I caught in the Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this. It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible! They put in a correction the next day.
I just couldn't help but send this along. Too funny. 
Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says 
Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers 
Now that's taking things a bit far

Miners Refuse to Work after Death 
No-good-for-nothing' lazy so-and-so's

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant 
See if that works any better than a fair trial 
War Dims Hope for Peace 
I can see where it might have that effect
If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile 
Ya think?
Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures 
Who would have thought 

Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide 
They may be on to something
Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
You mean there's something stronger than duct tape? 
Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge 
He probably IS the battery charge
New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group 
Weren't they fat enough?

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft 
That's what he gets for eating those beans.

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Do they taste like chicken?
Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Chainsaw Massacre all over again
Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
Boy, are they tall!

And the winner is.... 
Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
Did I read that right? 

Thanks Pat

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