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Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 4, 2009 1:45pm
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I nicked this from an email that has been circulating.

"Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn't you say? Just take a look at some of these headlines.

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter (This one I caught in the SGV 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.)

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
Miners Refuse to Work after Death
Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
War Dims Hope for Peace
If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile
Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
Enfield ( London ) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge
New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft
Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors

And the winner is....
Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
"
Re: Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #331766 by speedsquare
Jan 4, 2009 2:00pm
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Here are a few more:

Sex Education Delayed, Teachers Request Training

Include your children when baking cookies

Man minus ear waives hearing

Chef Throws His Heart into Helping Feed Needy

Iraqi head seeks arms

Prostitutes Appeal to Pope

March planned for July

Two Sisters Reunited after 18 Years in Checkout Counter
Re: Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #331766 by speedsquare
Jan 4, 2009 2:29pm
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Hi Speedsqure:

THIS IS GOOD STUFF!!! It totally reminds me of Headlines on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
I actually have one of his Headlines books.....yep, some of the same stuff is in there too!
Thanks for posting this!!! It was wonderful!!!

ASL Girl
Re: Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #331803 by ASL Girl
Jan 4, 2009 2:50pm
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I think that one of the worst cases of not paying attention to what you were writing was on a sign board by the street outside of a church that read " a lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing" what makes it even worse was that it was accross from a gay bar.

SFF
Re: Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #331808 by Silva Foot Family
Jan 4, 2009 4:51pm
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That's FUNNY!

I have a photo of 2 billboards ca 1999 near Beloit, WI -- the popular black background/white text "messages sent from God." The billboard said "We need to talk. ~God" Another large billboard in the same photo ... "Trashy Lingerie"

I need to dig that up.
Re: Side splitter for the day
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #331782 by preboxed
Jan 4, 2009 9:26pm
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GREAT!!!!!! Thanks preboxed!!!

ASL Girl