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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Proof-reading is a dying art, wouldn't you say?

Here are some editor slip-ups in some British Newspapers headlines

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter


SGV Tribune editor took two or three readings before he realized what he was reading was impossible!!! They put in a correction the next day.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

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Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

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Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
What a guy!
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Miners Refuse to Work after Death
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Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
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War Dims Hope for Peace
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If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile
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Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
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Enfield ( London ) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
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Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
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Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge
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New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
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Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft
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Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
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Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
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Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
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And the winner is....
Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead

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