Proof Reading A Dying Art

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Proof Reading A Dying Art

Post by Doka » 01-01-2017 08:44 PM

PROOF READING A DYING ART


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.

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Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
No crap, really? Ya think?
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Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
Now that’s taking things a bit far!
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Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
What a guy!
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Miners Refuse to Work after Death
No-good-for-nothing’ lazy so-and-so’s!
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Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
See if that works any better than a fair trial!
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War Dims Hope for Peace
I can see where it might have that effect!
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If Strike Isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile
Ya think?!
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Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
Who would have thought!
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Enfield ( London ) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
They may be on to something!
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Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
You mean there’s something stronger than duct tape?
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Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge
He probably IS the battery charge!
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New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
Weren’t they fat enough?!
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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?
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Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Chainsaw Massacre all over again!
That’ll teach’m to be dropouts! 
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Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
Boy, are they tall!
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And the winner is….

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
Did I read that right?
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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

:mrgreen:

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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