Headline Bloopers

If you don't read what you wrote out loud...
uhh... If you don't read out loud what you wrote!

Published on January 3, 2011 by Dr Cathy

We've all chuckled at certain headlines... and if you're a copywriter, been relieved they weren't yours!

Here are just a few:

Two Soviet Ships Collide, One Dies
I'm glad the other ship lived.

Two Sisters Reunited after 18 Years in Checkout Counter
I've been in some slow lines, but this beats all!

Killer Sentenced to Die for Second Time in 10 Years
Reincarnation gone awry?

Never Withhold Herpes Infection from Loved One
I can think of a few million things my loved ones would rather I give them.

Drunken Drivers Paid $1000 this year
Hmm, I didn't know driving drunk was so profitable.

War Dims Hope for Peace
Yep, war will end peace every time.

If Strike isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last a While
Must be what Yogi Berra said during a baseball strike.

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
You don't say.

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge
That's one bridge I'm not going over.

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