I know what they mean, but at first glance, I wondered how the ex-wife got in his jail cell.
For the record, I would have gone with:
Sex offender, charged in death of ex-wife, found hanged in jail
Accused sex offender, murderer found hanged in jail cell
The Times of India attempted to explain to its readers that some emojis can be double entendres for sex. As you can expect, it did not go over very well:
And here’s a closer view:
I expect there was a big uptick from readers using their new found knowledge.
Read about the reaction here.
I’mma just going to leave this here:
Apparently from last year. But no problem, your mistakes never die on the Internets!
I used to tell my coworkers to Never type anything on your page that you don’t want to be printed. Guess that bit of advice still holds true.
I had hoped not to see a headline along this vain, but looks like the copy desk at The Trentonian decided to throw out good taste and run with what has got to be the Worst Headline in America.
For non-history buffs, here’s what Wikipedia has:
The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder in Chicago of seven men of the North Side gang during the Prohibition Era. It happened on February 14, and resulted from the struggle between the Irish American gang and the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone to take control of organized crime in the city.
So there you have it. School shooting with 17 murdered put on the same par as a gangland slaying. Keep it classy guys and gals.
According to the Future Exploration Network (a media industry think-tank), the extinction rate of NewsPAPERS is faster than a Pterosaurs looking up at a big-ass flaming meteor!
This graphic shows the number of years before “newspapers in their current form will become insignificant.” Looks like NewsPAPERS in the USA are insignificant as of last year.
Read more: http://www.futureofmediaevents.com/2010/11/01/newspaper-extinction-timeline-gives-predictions-on-death-of-newspapers-globally/#ixzz570W9rdRY
Saw this is the season opener of Showtime’s Homeland.
Nothing looks more suspicious these days than to pick up a newspaper in a hotel lobby and “read.”
Tip to spies, G-men, and bad guys: You want to look inconspicuous in a hotel lobby?
Use your smartphone like everyone else.