- "3-year-old teacher needed for pre-school. Experience preferred."
- "Should I have a coma in the middle of this sentence?"
- Sports news headline: "Grandmother of eight makes hole in one."
- "Chairman Billings asked Board members to muster support from the PTA to support the governor's task force on driving while intoxicated."
- Notice outside public restroom: "Skeptic Tank. No foreign objects."
- "In Pittsburgh they manufacture iron and steal."
- "Blind woman gets new kidney from dad she hasn't seen in years."
- Warning sign: "This door is alarmed."
- "Man Arrested for Possession of Heroine."
- "Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half."
- "Statistics show that teen pregnancy drops off after age 25."
- "We provide the opportunities people with disabilities need to live dignified, fulfilling lies."
- "When you smell an odorless gas, it is probably carbon monoxide."
Monday, January 24, 2011
Goofs and Gaffes
Here's another list of actual quotes that show why "be careful what you say" applies to the written word as well. (Source: Edit Edit Edit (EditEditEdit) on Twitter. Pay that page a visit; there's lots more to chuckle at!)