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Proofreading as a Lost Art (found in email)


Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn’t  you say?
Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter
This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this.  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.  

I just couldn’t help but send this along. Too funny.   

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
      No,do you really think so?
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Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers  
       Now that’s taking things a bit far!

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Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over  
       What a guy!     
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Miners Refuse to Work after Death
No-good-for-nothing’ lazy so-and-so’s!
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J u venile Court to Try Shooting Defendant  
See if that works any better than a fair trial!
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War Dims Hope for Peace  
I can see where it might have that effect!
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  If Strike Isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile
   Ya think?!
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Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures  
      Who would have thought!
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Enfield ( London ) Couple Slain;   Police   Suspect Homicide   
They may be on to something!
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Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges  
      You mean there’s something stronger than duct tape?  
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Man Struck By Lightning:   Faces Battery Charge  
     He probably IS the battery charge!
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New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger   Test Group  
Weren’t they fat enough?!
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Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft 
That’s what he gets for eating those beans!
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Kids Make Nutritious Snacks  
       Do they taste like chicken?
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   Local   High School   Dropouts   Cut in Half  
       Chainsaw Massacre all over again!
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Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors  
       Boy, are they tall!
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And the winner is….  
Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead     
  
     Did I read that right?
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Now that you’ve smiled at least once, it’s your turn to spread the stupidity and send this to someone you want to bring a smile to (maybe even a chuckle). We all need a good laugh, at least once a day !

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