Good, Bad, and Ugly

A dry cough…

September 18, 2009

Your shower may be blasting you with germs: study

Mycobacterium avium is linked to pulmonary disease, causing symptoms such as a persistent drug cough, breathlessness and fatigue, and most often infects people with compromised immune system but can occasionally infect healthy people.

The game was scoreless, 7-7…

September 15, 2009

Super Bowl champs Steelers get winning start

The opening game of the new NFL season was a grueling physical battle and stood scoreless at halftime after normally reliable Titans kicker Rob Bironas missed one field goal and had another blocked.

Who invaded whom?

September 14, 2009

New York’s September 11 museum to play martyrdom tapes

But former New York Governor George Pataki canceled the Freedom Center after critics, including survivors and relatives of the nearly 3,000 who died, said the museum should instead be dedicated exclusively to the day known as 9/11 and the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trace Center.

That’s not how you say it…

September 8, 2009

His name is pronounced Ben-mow-SHAY, not Ben-mosh.


Several readers pointed this out to us. We subsequently redid the narration to get the name right: GBU Editor

Towing what?

August 31, 2009

China urges U.S. to halt surveillance near its shores

In June, a Chinese submarine collided with an underground sonar array being towed by the destroyer USS John McCain, near Subic Bay in the Philippines.

The wrong word…

August 26, 2009

Suspect in U.S. model murder found dead in Canada

Local media said Jenkins hung himself, but Canadian police refused to confirm details of his death after finding his body in the motel room on Sunday.

Something about Mary

August 19, 2009

In your report the commentator states that it is believed by Christians that Mary ascended into heaven.

Unveiling a mistake?

August 18, 2009

Shouldn’t this¬†headline be¬†either one of the following:

New Bentley revealed in USA
New Bentley unveiled in USA

What an embarrassment.


Sigh. I guess we may also have been trying for reviled? We corrected it to say unveiled: GBU Editor

More harder?

August 14, 2009

U.S. home foreclosures set another record in July

Making timely payments keeps getting more harder for borrowers who have lost their jobs or seen their wages cut.

Sore subject…

August 13, 2009

Costa Rican president has swine flu

“Apart from the fever and a soar throat, I feel well and in good shape to carry out my work by telecommuting. I expect to return to all my duties on Monday,” he said in a statement.