Headline Flubs

These are absolutely true headlines. No wonder the print media is in the crapper. Enjoy.

Finally, a solution to an age-old problem:

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

I’d have cut him some slack and made it a piano case:

Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case

Hannibal Lecter is now with the Food Network:

Include Your Children When Baking Cookies

Dr. Lecter also outlines a healthy way to curb the munchies: 

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks

I agree with them, insofar as I hate graveyard shifts:

Miners Refuse to Work after Death

Apparently, the bailiff had terrible aim:

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant                         

Didn’t they wear name tags? 

Two Sisters Reunited After 18 Years at Checkout Counter

That explains the Minnesota bridge disaster: 

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges          

I wonder if they were on the intramural basketball team:

Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors     

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One Response to Headline Flubs

  1. firesign58 says:

    James Taranto, the WSJ Opinion page editor, uses these kinds of humorous web “Easter eggs” in his Best of the Web Today daily column. I sense somewhat kindred styles. You can send contributions to opinionjournal@wsj.com .