Proof Reading A Dying Art

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Proof Reading A Dying Art

Post by Doka » 01-01-2017 08:44 PM


Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter 
This one appeared in the SGV Tribune. After a reader called in, it took the editor two or three readings before the he 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!

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Do they taste like chicken?

Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Chainsaw Massacre all over again!
That’ll teach’m to be dropouts! 

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?
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Re: Proof Reading A Dying Art

Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 01-02-2017 12:09 AM

That entry was the first big laugh I've had during all 23 hours of the new year! :lol: :D Thanks for posting those crack ups as many examples of a huge lack of proof reading! :jumparoun :crazyjump

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Post by Doka » 01-02-2017 12:52 AM

Glad you liked it MK ll, there is beauty and laughter all around us. It does feel good to enjoy it. :D
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Post by fos » 01-03-2017 08:40 PM

This post is going to be hard to beat! LOL

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Post by kbot » 01-04-2017 05:21 AM


Thanks Doka for highlighting those writing skills of those self-proclaimed "important people" who shape opinion Fake news is the real news??? Nah - poor writing skills by the press ranks pretty high when its your livelihood........
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