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    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 crap, really? Ya think?

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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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    Juvenile 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 LargerTest 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 SchoolDropoutsCut 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?
    2008 TW200

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    The further down I read, the funnier they get.



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