Thursday, January 3, 2013

Thursday Funnies

From the outside, someone looking in on us writers might not find a whole lot about us and our work amusing. But we writers know better. There is no end to the humor we share with ink and paper. Here’s a little bit for you today.

{Disclaimer: these are not mine and I claim no credit for finding them.}

Proofreading: a dying art.

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter
{Must have come back to finish the job…}

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
{Really? You think?}

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
{Now that's taking things a bit far!}

Miners Refuse to Work after Death
{No-good-for-nothing lazy so-and-so's! They must be UNION!}

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
{See if that works any better than a fair trial!}

War Dims Hope for Peace
{I can see where it might have that effect!}

If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
{I really thought it had nothing to do with that.}

Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
{They may be on to something!}

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
{You mean there's something stronger than duct tape?}

Man Struck By Lightning: Faces Battery Charge
{He probably IS the battery charge!}

New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
{Weren't they big enough?!}

Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
{Chainsaw Massacre all over again!}

Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
{Boy, are they tall!}

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
{Did I read that right?}

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Now that you've smiled at least once, it's your turn to spread the stupidity. Feel free to take this and post it to your blog or add the link so that others can laugh! It feels great to let some light-hearted fun into your days. We all need a good laugh, at least once a day.


  1. HAHA! Yes. I love this one: "If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile." Oh gosh, no?! How we love editing... ;)

    And isn't that alphabet soup picture the best?! I need some soup!!!

  2. I love "Typhoon Rips Through Cemetary; Hundreds Dead." It's kind of obvious, really... :)

  3. Lol! Hehehe. Love it! "Red tape holds up new bridges.... " LOL.

  4. Hahahahahahaaa! War dims hope for peace. No DUH! :)

  5. They are just pure fun, one and all!!!! :D

  6. Ahaha, fantastic post! Some of those are just . . . too brilliant for words. Especially the typhoon in the cemetery xD

    Also, just to let you know, my blog URL has changed, so be sure to whizz by the blog and resubscribe or whatever else you need to do - otherwise I will miss you and cry a lot.