Authors, beginner and established, are begged to use professional editors to make sure problems don’t crop up in their writing.
But what happens when even the editors miss a beat? Take a look at this month’s installment that we just had to call, Headline News.
<The following are all actual headlines from real newspapers>
Student excited dad got head job
Missippi’s literacy program shows improvement
Lady Jacks off to hot start in conference
Bugs flying around with wings are flying bugs
Republicans turned off by size of Obama’s package
Illiteracy an obstable, study finds
Tiger Woods plays with own ball, Nike says
Statistics show that teen pregnancy drops off significantly after age 25
Federal Agents raid gun shop, find weapons
Marijuana issue sent to a joint committee
Homeless survive winter: Now what?
Homicide victims rarely talk to police
17 remain dead in morgue shooting spree
Worker suffers leg pain after crane drops 800-pound ball on his head
Bridges help people cross rivers
City unsure why the sewer smells
Study shows frequent sex enhances pregnancy chances
Meeting on open meetings is closed
Man accused of killing lawyer receives new attorney
Puerto Rican teen named mistress of the universe
Meat head resigns
Hospitals resort to hiring doctors
New sick policy requires 2-day notice
Police arrest everyone on February 22nd
Rally against apathy draws small crowd
Starvation can lead to health hazards
The bra celebrates a pair of historic milestones this year
Total lunar eclipse will be broadcast live on Northwoods Public Radio
Miracle cure kills fifth patient
Take a scan through your newspaper and see if you can’t come up with your own!