Saturday 7-13-2013 Assortment
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Wire you being so stubborn?
THEY CAN’T WRITE,
SPELL OR PRESENT
Actual headline in The Independent (UK)
Why did witches in Romania throw poisonous mandrake into the Danube River in January 2011?
To cast spells on their president and government for enacting a law requiring them to pay a 16 percent income tax—from which they previously had been exempt.
Five news crawl goofs
1. Breaking News: Fire destroyed by home (Fox 5)
2. Bernanke on the Housing Market: BLAH blah BLAH blah BLAH blah BLAH blah BLAH blah (CNN)
3. dsfgdfgfsfgdf sdfgsdfgsdfgsdfg (Fox News)
4. Breaking News: Many words should fit on this sentence bar. Do not try to type in a paragraph to tell story (KDKA 2)
5. Slow down & Drink & Drive (KARE 11 News)
In 1966, Batman was honored by the National Safety Council for promoting seat belt use.