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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


Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
What a guy!
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
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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