Posts Tagged ‘Funny Newspaper Headlines’

Proofreader Needed for Newspapers too!

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Real Newspaper Titles  (No Kidding!)

Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

Miners Refuse to Work After Death

Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant

War Dims Hope for Peace

If Strike isn’t Settled Quickly, it May Last Awhile

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges

Man Struck By Lightning; Faces Battery Charge

New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks

Local High School Drop Outs Cut in Half

Hospitals are Sued by 7 foot Doctors

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery — Hundreds Dead

Writing Prompt: 

1. Take the article titles above and rewrite them so they are clear.  

2.  Create a funny story to go along with the funny headline!

3.  Check your own writing to make sure you don’t have any unclear meanings in your words.