Proofreading is a dying art

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side...PG-13' started by Iddee, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn't you say?

    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

    No crap, really? Ya think?


    Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

    Now that's taking things a bit far!


    Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over

    What a guy!


    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!

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    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?
  2. BjornBee

    BjornBee New Member

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    Thanks iddee.

    I always love the politically motivated agenda driven ones like "SUV drives into river killing three" or "assualt rifle kills 4 in store". :shock: