20 actual newspaper headlines

This collection of 20 newspaper headlines will have you giggling at the English language – and perhaps at the lost art of copyediting.

  1. Something Went Wrong In Jet Crash, Expert Says
  2. Police Begin Campaign To Run Down Jaywalkers
  3. Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted
  4. Drunk Gets Nine Months In Violin Case
  5. Survivor Of Siamese Twins Joins Parents
  6. Farmer Bill Dies In House
  7. Iraqi Head Seeks Arms
  8. Is There A Ring Of Debris Around Uranus?
  9. Stud Tires Out
  10. Prostitutes Appeal To Pope
  11. Panda Mating Fails: Veterinarian Takes Over
  12. Soviet Virgin Lands Short Of Goal Again
  13. British Left Waffles On Falkland Islands
  14. Lung Cancer In Women Mushrooms
  15. Eye Drops Off Shelf
  16. Teacher Strikes Idle Kids
  17. Reagan Wins On Budget, But More Lies Ahead
  18. Squad Helps Dog Bite Victim
  19. Plane Too Close To Ground, Crash Probe Told
  20. Miners Refuse to Work After Death

Which is your favourite?

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