Sunday, June 27, 2010

Proofreading Is A Dying Art

Here are some newspaper headlines that were actually printed (or almost printed and were corrected at the last possible minute).

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“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 “
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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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“Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead”

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1 comment:

elizinashe said...

OMG that is too funny! love the vet taking over the panda fertilization...bad images come to mind...