Wednesday, November 25, 2009


Do you think that proofreading is a dying art? If you don't, please consider the following items.

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter

I caught this in the Waterbury Republican awhile back 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.

Over the past few months friends and family have sent me the following items -

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

Miners Refuse to Work after Death

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant

If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge

Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge

New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group

Hospital Sued by 7 Foot Doctors

But the best one (Thanks Dottie) is....

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead

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