August 10, 2008

"Newly-wed graduate, 24, who set up business selling legal 'party drug' found drowned in bath by distraught husband."

For the annals of bad headline writing.

(That was not intended to say that the man had drowned his wife.)

9 comments:

Middle Class Guy said...

That's why they are called dangerous drugs.

Chip Ahoy said...

Yes, that's bad. Found or drowned.

"I have got to use the last of my strength to pull myself out of this hot water ... zzzzzzz.

AJ Lynch said...

Dragnet theme song comes to mind..

Dumb da dumb dumb.

knox said...

Calgon, take me... not that far away

Beth said...

We were just grimacing about this one, found on popurls.com:



"Google Streetview Catches House on Fire"

vbspurs said...

Calgon, take me

He was Chinese?

blake said...

Dragnet quote:

"Marijuana is the match,
heroin is the fuse,
and LSD is the bomb."

Yes, indeed. LSD is the bomb.

Paul Zrimsek said...

Too bad the classic Squad Helps Dog Bite Victim is no longer in print.

rhhardin said...

Newly-wed

No hyphen. Adverbs can only modify the following adjective, and don't need the disambiguation.