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17 Remain Dead In Morgue Shooting Spree - The News & Observer

A heavy pall of lust covered the upper two-thirds of Texas last night and was expected to drift south-east over the state by morning. - Yankton Press

Air Traffic Controllers Can Apply For Job In Braille. - The Herald

Airline Travel Safer Despite More Accidents. - Reuters

All Utah Condemned To Face Firing Squad. - Washington Post

Alton Attorney Accidently Sues Himself - The Madison St. Claire Record

Arson Suspect Is Held In Massachusetts Fire - New York Times

Arthur Kitchener was seriously burned Saturday afternoon when he came in contact with a high voltage wife. - Surrey News

Astronomers Say Comet Should Be Visible To The Naked Idaho. - Los Angeles Examiner

Athlete Who Cheated Death Dies - AOL News

Ban On Runny Yolks Not Going Over Easy - Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Bill Would Exempt Minors From Death - Goldsboro News Argus

Birds Make Mess, City Steps In - Colorado Springs Gazette

Births To High School Girls Fall To Record Low - CNN

Blind Man Says Diana Prettiest Woman He Ever Saw - Reuters

Brain Removal Study Finds Few Volunteers - Kenosha News

Britain Inches Grudgingly Toward Metric System - Reuters

Bush Favors His Own Program - Newsweek

Committee Names Committee - Reuters

Community Bands Together To Help Burn Victim’s Family - Bay City Times

Cost Of Being Poor Rising - Denver Post

Country Invited To Waste Day Planning Meeting - Oceana’s Herald-Journal

Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide - Monterey Herald Sun

Crashed Jet May Have Flown Too Low - AP

Creech Airman Beating Victim - Las Vegas Review Journal

Dead Man Ignored Police Order - Arizona Republic

Death Doesn’t Deter Students From Drinking - The Roanoke Times

Divorces Are Fewer Among Single People, Chicago Figures Show - Chicago Tribune

Doctor Execution Policy Debated - AP

Double-Hand Transplant Patient Applauds Operation - Reuters

Drunks Get Nine Months In Violin Case - Monterey Herald Sun

Ernie Pyle Died 50 Years Ago - AP

Family Can Be Close While Apart - Richardson News

Fatal Mudslide Blamed On Hill - Associated Press

Federal Agents Raid Gun Shop, Find Weapons - Tulsa World

Fireworks To Be Aired On Radio - Orlando Sentinel

Fitness Club Closes, Going Belly Up - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Florida May Need Disabled Voter Machines - AP

Florida Wants Coach With An Offensive Mind - Florida Times-Union

For cockroaches do not use sodium fluoride, as children or cherished pets may eat the sodium fluoride instead of the cockroaches. - Ludlow Tribune

For Now, There’s No End Insight - Dallas Morning News

For Sale. Four-poster bed, 101 years old. Perfect for antique lover. - Advertisement

For sale. Lovely rosewood piano. Owner going abroad with beautiful twisted legs. - North Wales Advertiser

Ford Contour Sales Slow To Accelerate - GM International Newsline

French Police Suspect Nudist Site Has Solmething To Hide - AFP

Frying Squirrel Blamed For Sunday Power Outage - Muskegan Chronicle

Funeral Home Head Finds Live Body - AP

Gays In Roanoke Recover After Slaying - AP

Giant Replica Of Anal Lock Makes Striking Feature At Chelsea Flower Show - Daily Telegraph

Head of Anti-Violence Group Arrested for Hitting Referee - AP

Health Department Wants Mayor’s Ear - Desert Morning News

Heat Wave Claims Frostbite Victim - Reuters

Herndon Area - Your Cardiac Risk - GM News

Hooked On Internet? Help Is Just A Click Away! - Reuters

If the motion were passed, no strike action would be taken by NALGO without a ballet of all its members. - Bristol Evening Post

Illiteracy Is Still A Poblem Among Mississippi Adults - Hendersonville (NC) Times-News

Illiterate? Write today for free help. - Advertisement

Indian Plane Reported Hijacked By Authorities - Reuters

Inmate Missing After Escaping Via Mail Slot - Lexington Herald

Invisible Man Disappears From View - Reuters

Iraqi Head Seeks Arms - Monterey Herald Sun

Italian Plane Passengers See Flames, Vote To Land - Reuters

Japan, Russia Still Far Apart On Islands - Reuters

Lack Of Brains Hinders Research - Columbus Dispatch

Laura Chick Accuses Some Of Her Male Colleagues Of Sexism - Los Angeles Times

Lawyers Weigh O.J. Witnesses - AP

Life Goes On Year After Deaths - Richardson News

Lost Portrait Of Czar Shown - AP

Male Infertility Can Be Passed On To Children - Reuters

Man, honest. Will take anything. - Advertisement

Man Struck By Lightning Faces Battery Charge - Monterey Herald Sun

Maybe Error Led To Crash - AP

Mercury Plunges To Bone-Chilling 68 - Dallas Morning News

Mike McGrew, deputy US marshal in Oklahoma City has carried his son’s first baby as a good luck charm for thirteen years. He has had it hanging on the rear-view mirror of four automobiles and, during the war, kept it it in the socks of his Army uniform. - New Jersey newspaper

Moron Arrested After Driving Truck Into House - Fox 4 News

National Slacker Day May Be Too Much Effort - Reuters

New Yorker Finds Roommate Dead, Second Time In A Year - AP

Officials Consider Bridge Suicide - UPI

Oil Barge Breaks Off Texas - AP

One-Armed Man Applauds The Kindness Of Strangers - Tulsa World

One In Three British Men Ready To Give Birth - Reuters

Ottawa May Tackle Homeless - Toronto Star

Paleontologist Wants Students To Dig Up Dirt On Prehistory - Washington Post

Parking Lot Floods When Man Bursts - Durham Herald-Sun

PARKYNS - to the memory of Mr. Parkyns, passed away September 12. Peace at last. From all the neighbours of Princess Avenue. - Leicester Mercury

Peanut butter grilled corn - spread ears lightly with peanut butter. Wrap each ear with bacon slice; fasten wth toothpick. Place on grill, turning until done - about 10 minutes. Or let everyone grill his own ears, using long skewers to do so. - The American Weekly

Priest In Fatal Crash Improves - Lakeland Ledger

Prostitutes Appeal To Pope - Monterey Herald Sun

Quintuplets Born 15 Months Early - Dateline Moorhead, Minnesota

Rape - The New Way To Defend Yourself - Ladies Home Journal

Save regularly in our bank. You’ll never reget it. - Advertisement

Shooting Suspect Said Hot-Tempered - AP

SLEEP WELL - For the Rest of Your Life! - Prevention Magazine

Spaniard Dies After Fall From Ferry To Britain - Reuters

Spaniard Hits Girlfriend At Anti-Violence Rally - Reuters

Terror Leader In Iraq Declares War On Tape - AP

The accident occuured at Hillcrest Drive and Santa Barbara Avenue as the dead man was crossing the intersection. - Los Angeles Times

The bride was gowned in white silk and lace. The colour scheme of the bridesmaids’ gowns and flowers was punk. - Toronto Post

The landlord insisted that no female should be allowed in the bra without a man. - Glasgow Herald

The murder of the man and the finding of the body was followed by a series of tragedies, including the suicide of the murdered man. - Boston Post

The season for grass fires seems to have arrived, so stamp out that cigarette-end before you throw it down. - Herne Bay Press

This is the model home for your future. It was panned by Better Homes & Gardens. - Advertisement

Today’s weather: A depression will mope across Southern England - The Guardian

Two men were admitted to hospital suffering from mild buns. - Essex Chronicle

Unless the teachers receive a higher salary increase they may decide to leave their pests. - The Times

Wanted. Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink. - Advertisement

We apologize for the error in last week’s paper in which we stated that Mr. Arnold was a defective in the police force. This was a typographical error. We meant of course that Mr. Arnold is a detective in the police farce, and we are sorry for any embarrassment caused. - Ely Standard

Woman Sues Caterpillar For Sexual Harrassment - UPI

Wrap poison bottles in sandpaper and fasten with scotch tape or a rubber band. If there are children in the house, lock them in a small metal box. - Philadelphia Record

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