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Headlines and Quotes Thread

BKM

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You all read them-the headlines and quotes from local newspapers that make you laugh out loud.

Could this be a cool thread?

Here's mine:



Wall Street Journal-Monday August 11 BEDFORD, Texas - James Brantley is an Air Force computer specialist by day. After hours, he is "Shadid," male belly-dancer.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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Since I just watched Headlines with Jay Leno last night, I will make my submittal. In fact, I even sent this in for his show, but never found out if it was used. It was from the Salt Lake Tribune a few years ago.


"One armed man escapes handcuffs"
 

donk

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from the front page of our local paper the day I started working here

man teaches dog to fetch beer. it included a full colour photo and inside story.
 

Zoning Goddess

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8/9/2003

Resident: Park's name is 'wicked'

by Brad Buck
The Palatka Daily News


BTW, the name in question is "Babylon"
 

Repo Man

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This was in one of the weekly local papers:

Woman Cited for Striking Repo Man

I chuckled.

My favorite was sometime back in the late 80s a paper ad the headline "Thompson's Penis A Sword" When it was supposed to read "Thompson's Pen Is A Sword." The article was about former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson's line item veto power.
 

Zoning Goddess

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Police Pull Over Motorized Bar Stool

POSTED: 12:30 p.m. EDT August 13, 2003
UPDATED: 12:32 p.m. EDT August 13, 2003

RENO, Nev. -- Police pulled over a man on a bar stool -- after a slow speed pursuit on one of Reno's busier streets.

An officer saw a man riding the motorized bar stool at 35 mph Monday. He was being followed closely by a woman in a Mustang.

Both driver and rider were pulled over.
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(Guess he couldn't afford a Segway...)
 

biscuit

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I read this one last Thursday in a newspaper from South Carolina
Missing Seneca Woman Still Missing

It's good to know that someone is out there reinforcing the obviuous.
 
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