Say What?

There’s a website for everything and since I have blogger’s block today, I decided to go online for some inspiration. I didn’t have to go far. Below is a list of news headlines that are described as “confusing.” You think?

There’s a website for everything and since I have blogger’s block today, I decided to go online for some inspiration. I didn’t have to go too far. Below is a list of news headlines that are described as “confusing.” You think? I would say that ambiguity prevails with these.

I’m not sure if I am more amazed that these headlines were actually published – or that the folks who wrote them are journalistic professionals! Either way, you have to laugh.

  • Include Your Children When Baking Cookies
  • Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
  • Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case
  • Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
  • Prostitutes Appeal to Pope
  • Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
  • British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands
  • Clinton Wins Budget; More Lies Ahead
  • Plane Too Close to Ground, Crash Probe Told
  • Miners Refuse to Work After Death
  • Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
  • Stolen Painting Found by Tree
  • Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
  • War Dims Hope for Peace
  • If Strike Isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last a While
  • Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
  • Man Struck by Lightning Faces Battery Charge
  • New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
  • Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Space
  • Kids Make Nutritious Snacks