6/20/2008

Like a Hole in the Head(lines)


A COLLECTION OF NEWSPAPER HEADLINES
THAT MERIT A SECOND GLANCE


CRIME: Sheriff Asks For 13.7% Increase (Like, let's triple those muggings Lefty, and Spike, I want to see you double up on those purse-snatchings!)

Sex Fund Pledged For Sheriff (Now he can take his mind off the increase in crime, eh?)

Three Ambulances Take Blast Victim To Hospital (Wonder which one carried the vital organs?)

Once-Sagging Cloth Diaper Industry Saved By Full Dumps (But babies were ALWAYS 'dumping'......)

Wanted: Women To Test New Condom (A unique approach to meeting new women)

Experts Are Sure The Dow Will Either Rise Or Decline (Well, now I can stop worrying about my investments since the future is so certain....)

Blow To Head Is Common Cause Of Brain Injury (It took the experts to figure that one out)

Low Pay Reason For Poverty, Study Says (They needed a study to find THAT out?)

You Can Still Bury Grandpa Out Back (So we don't have to wait until he's dead?)

Mortuary Adds Drive-Through (Maybe the mourners will beep their horns loud enough to wake the dead)

Teacher Dies; Board Accepts His Resignation (That's got to be the toughest way to quit a job that I know of!)

City Wants Dead To Pay For Cleanup (And we all thought taxes ended with death!)

US Says Insect Parts, Rat Hair Are OK In Food (Gimme An Order Of Insect Parts, Easy On The Fries.....)

Ants Take A Long Time To Cook In Microwave (Who thought of this recipe, anyway???)

Nudist Group Donates Clothing For Victims (Well, they weren't using them anyway)

Man Shot Twice In Head, Gets Mad! (It's the quiet ones you have to worry about)

Dog That Bit 2 People Ordered To Leave Town (But did he UNDERSTAND that he had to leave town?)

Robber's Description: Man, Possibly A Woman, Definitely Ugly (But how do you interview suspects without hurting their feelings?)

Court Rules That Being A Jerk Is Not A Crime (We can all sleep better at night with THAT knowledge!)

Thieves Steal Burglar Alarm (In case they wanted to catch themselves in the act?)

Terrorist Bought Bomb Parts At K Mart (Attention K Mart shoppers, plutonium on aisle 9...)

Jury Suspects Foul Play In Death Of Man Shot, Burned & Buried In Shallow Grave (Like, I guess they didn't want to discount the possibility of suicide)

No Cause Of Death Determined For Beheading Victim (Maybe stretched vocal chords...?)

No.161

3 comments:

Skunkfeathers said...

Hard to miss with headlines like dem ;)

Serena Joy said...

Those may be the funniest headlines I've ever seen!:-)

Hale McKay said...

Skunk,

They are attention getters fer sure.


Serena,

LOL. I couldn't stop laughing when i was copying them - and again when i was editing the post.