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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by ETHREADZNY, Oct 14, 2002.


    ETHREADZNY Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 11, 2002 Messages: 3,129 Likes Received: 4
    When headline writers, reporters, and broadcasters take a story too literally, hilarity can ensue. What were they thinking when they wrote--or said--these lines? Credit for finding these gems, most of which were culled from media sources in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, goes to RinkWorks.com.

    Front Page Gaffes
    "Slain Doctor Worried About His Death"
    "Nixon Beneath the Surface" (an expose about
    President Richard Nixon just days after his death)
    "Golfing Immortal Dies Aged 69"
    "Flawless Take-Off Marred By Hitch"
    "Holy Mother Crushes Sacred Infant" (referred to a
    basketball game between two Roman Catholic
    high schools)
    "Women Look Good" (referred to the Canadian Olympic
    women's curling team)
    "Joint Committee Investigates Marijuana Use" (referred
    to a Toronto committee that included representatives
    from the schools and local government)
    "Church Plan Upsets Brothel"
    "School Praised After Vandalism"
    "Tortoises Held Hostage As Lobster War Turns Nasty"

    RAGSOE New Jack

    Joined: May 11, 2002 Messages: 11 Likes Received: 1