This, I’m told, is making the rounds today in Britain.
How, exactly, does someone not see that? I mean, really…
The paper, I’m told, is the Irish Times of Dublin.
It’s been a while since I added to my collection of these. Previous howlers for that sixth-grader in us all…
Sept. 28: Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal – This flunks the breakfast test.
July 6: Tampa Bay Times – A highly-specific duty on the ol’ campaign trail
July 5: Associated Press – Keep your headline away from my junk, please
May 31: Unknown newspaper – A headline too dirty even for Charles Apple? Not possible.
May 18: Coon Rapids, Iowa, Enterprise – We never had cheerleaders like this when I was in school.
May 11: Seattle Times – How on Earth could anyone write a headline like this unintentionally?
May 4: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Someone probably did, once they realized the word they had accidentally hidden in the headline.
April 20: Tampa Tribune – That’s one naughty-looking sandwich.
April 6: NBA.com – Yet another word to stay away from in a headline.
April 5: Mouse Works books – Nothing but natural ingredients for this bear cook.
April 2: MSN Now – Is this headline for real? I’m afraid it is. And it’s intentional.
March 20: Canada’s Wildrose Party – The wheels on the campaign bus go ’round and ’round…
Feb. 27: Weld for Birmingham – There’s no way this headline wasn’t intentional.
Dec. 7: Waitrose Weekend – “The most accidentally pornographic pile of newspapers ever seen.”
Dec. 3: Washington Examiner – Stop using this word as a verb!
Nov. 15: The Manila Mail – Double word score!
Nov. 13: MSNBC – Regardless, it still sounds painful.
Sept. 19: CBS Local Media – What goes on in Minneapolis stays in Minneapolis.
Sept. 9: Cincinnati.com – Does the president know about this?
Sept. 7: D.C. Express – Way too much information, guys.
Aug. 26: Portland Oregonian – This headline should have been avoided.
July 6: USA Today – No wonder the sun’s so hot!
Feb. 3: Gloucestershire (U.K.) Echo – What’s special about girls’ schools?
Aug. 30: Skyway Drive-In – Vampires suck who?
Aug. 10: New York Times – The late, great trouser snake.