OT - funny! real newspaper headlines

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Shannonsparkles, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. Shannonsparkles

    Shannonsparkles New Member

    Study Finds Sex, Pregnancy Link
    Cornell Daily Sun, December 7, 1995

    Survey Finds Dirtier Subways After Cleaning Jobs Were Cut
    The New York Times, November 22

    Larger Kangaroos Leap Farther, Researchers Find
    The Los Angeles Times, November 2

    'Light' meals are lower in fat, calories
    Huntington Herald-Dispatch, November 10

    Alcohol ads promote drinking
    The Hartford Courant, November 8

    Malls try to attract shoppers
    The Baltimore Sun, October 22

    Official: Only rain will cure drought
    The Herald-News, Westpost, Massachusetts

    Low Wages Said Key to Poverty
    Newsday, July

    Man shoots neighbor with machete
    The Miami Herald, July

    Tomatoes come in big, little, medium sizes
    The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, March0

    Dirty-Air Cities Far Deadlier Than Clean Ones, Study Shows
    The New York Times, March 10

    Scientists see quakes in L.A. future
    The Oregonian, January 28

    Wachtler tells graduates that life in jail is demeaning
    The Buffalo News, February 26

    Free Advice: Bundle up when out in the cold
    Lexington Herald-Leader, January 26

    Economist uses theory to explain economy
    Collinsville Herald-Journal, February 8

    Bible church's focus is the Bible
    Saint Augustine Record, Florida, December, 994

    Discoveries: Older blacks have edge in longevity
    The Chicago Tribune, March 5

    Court Rules Boxer Shorts Are Indeed Underwear
    Journal of Commerce, April 20

    Biting nails can be sign of tenseness in a person
    The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, New York, May 2

    Lack of brains hinders research
    The Columbus Dispatch, April 6

    How we feel about ourselves is the core of self-esteem, says author Louise Hart
    Boulder, Colorado, Sunday Camera, February 5

    Fish lurk in streams
    Rochester, New York, Democrat & Chronicle, January 29
  2. Cromwell

    Cromwell New Member

    ...Great Loved this. Crom
  3. victoria

    victoria New Member

    This is also an excellent example, I'd think, of why English is supposed to be hard to learn...

    wonder if the same is true of headlines in other languages? Anyone know?

    LOL, Victoria
  4. unbalanced

    unbalanced New Member

    Thanks for sharing, this picked up my spirits! Do you watch Jay Lenos' Headlines? He always has some really funny ones.
  5. Shannonsparkles

    Shannonsparkles New Member

    Once on Headlines, Leno showed a REAL laundry soap box from a middle eastern country - the product was called "Barf!"
  6. victoria

    victoria New Member

    but this is a real headline, google it and you'll see:

    Bill Gates Sets Indian Software Professionals on Fire

    Hmmmm, too much global competition Bill?