Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn’t you say?


Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn’t you say?


Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter 

This one was read in the SGV Tribune recently. The Editorial Room was contacted and asked who wrote this headline.

It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible!!!

They put in a correction the next day. 


Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn’t you say?  I just couldn’t help but showing these to you too. THEY ARE Too funny……!!   

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says No kidding, 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!

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?




“The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one’s work seriously and taking one’s self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.”  ~ Margaret Fontey  Author




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