Is Proofreading a Dying Art?

Many of you have probably seen these circulating, but they’re just too funny not to pass along. And, it goes to show you–we DO need proofreaders!

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter
Wow, back from the dead, huh?

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Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

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-sos!
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J
uvenile 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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  1. These are a hoot! Could use them for a writing class. . . .

    On the trail,
    Steve & Janet

  2. Oh hilarious! I just wrote a blog on a very similar thing- about people, even teachers- not getting it right when it comes to your and you’re etc. Sad, sad state of affairs for the written language of English.


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