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Dumbest headline ever

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by TheSportsPredictor, May 29, 2009.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Whoever wrote this is a moron. Not sure where it originally came from. The rest of the copycats who added it to their news sites without writing a better headline are even bigger dummies:

    Fla. Woman Struggles After Losing 4 Limbs

  2. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    SP, if it came through AP, that headline was automatically put up on a number of sites. Those are automated feeds and the headlines on many sites aren't edited. So you get one bad one, you'll see it all over the place.
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    This is what i call a "no shit" headline.
  4. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    Florida? Shhhoooccckkinnngggg.
  5. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    No, I think she still has those parts.
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Hurm. But you know what I mean.
  7. Harry Doyle

    Harry Doyle Member

    I really hoped that the story was going to be about a damaged tree, truly making it the "dumbest headline ever."
  8. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Bad, but not the worst. Not quite in the same league as:

    "Police raid gun shop, find weapons"

    "Patients to sue seven foot doctors"

    "Transvestite charged with male fraud"

    "Scientists discover crack in Uranus"

    "Precinct toilet stolen: cops have nothing to go on"
  9. jlee

    jlee Active Member

    Nope. "Roasted Nuts" is still the worst.
  10. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    This is just a bunch of limbed people judging limbless people as having it harder in life.

    Let he who is without sin nudge the first stone with his shoulder.
  11. dsg155

    dsg155 Member

    Excellent work.
  12. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Oh, yeah. That was classic.
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