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The Blunderful World of News #1
Those familiar with my Hubs know I love the humorous, the odd and the ironic often found in the newspapers. If you enjoy these kind of things, too, you may get a kick from the following clippings - a collection of items that somehow made it to print. Some are pertinent news stories, others are ads or classifieds.
Ads & Classifieds
This first classified must come from someone that knows how to go that extra mile in the name of romance.
This poor guy -hope he didn't have to get off the sofa to place this classified.
If you've ever wondered about the legitimacy of being told you'd have to speak to a company rep in Mexico, India, Timbuktu or the Antarctic...
If I worked at this paper and saw these classifieds before they went out, I probably would have called these two before they got the placement bill. But thoughtfulness just isn't as funny, is it?
News Headlines and Reports
I happen to LOVE Sushi, but I guess some people just hate the taste of fish.
What embarrassing press for Hogwarts!
Because no news story is truly professional without a tongue-twister headline.
Yeah, my blood runs cold just seeing this headline.
Ok, I haven't watched any of the Olympics this year, but if I'd known this event was scheduled you better believe I would have been glued to the TV! Go USA!
Thank the gods for educated experts! And here I thought appetite loss just led to bare pantry space!
Unfortunately, she still can't catch a frisbee in her mouth.
This headline should silence all those claims that the Republican party is nothing more than a social club for male chauvinists!
Hopefully these astute archeologists can soon answer the mystery of who is buried in Grant's tomb!
Coincidence or confirmation of what a lot of us already suspected? I'll let you decide.
This Hub ©February 19, 2014 by Beth Perry