Good, Bad, and Ugly

Who’s invading whom?

December 2, 2009

Cuba conducts war games with U.S. invasion in mind

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba began its biggest military maneuvers in five years on Thursday, saying they were needed to prepare for a possible invasion by the United States.

Top shelf price?

November 27, 2009

Darwin book found on shelf worth up to $100,000

That is one expensive shelf! Have your copy editor read about dangling modifiers.

Why not the full name?

November 13, 2009

Conoco says Sweeny compressor shut during FCC start up

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – ConocoPhillips said on Thursday a hydrogen purification unit compressor shut briefly in association with start-up of a gasoline-making fluid catalytic cracker at its Sweeny, Texas, refinery.

Did he really say that?

November 10, 2009

Clinton wishes he had left White House “in a coffin”

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday he would have preferred to leave the White House in a coffin because he loved being commander in chief, but signaled his political life was over.

The word is fort…

November 6, 2009

Ford Hood shooting suspect still alive, Army says

KILLEEN, Texas, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The suspect in a shooting rampage at Ford Hood Army post on Thursday in which 12 people were killed and 31 wounded is in a hospital in stable condition, contrary to previous reports he had been killed, an Army general said.

The word is buy…

November 6, 2009

Brussels set to complain over Oracle’s deal to by Sun-FT

I am sure someone has made you aware of this ERROR…. The word you want is BUY.

The word is gun…

November 6, 2009

Canada takes step to scrapping long-run registry

OTTAWA, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Canada took a step on Wednesday to scrapping a controversial gun registry, though rules will still remain much tougher than in the United States.

Which sport?

October 23, 2009

Dara Torres faces “long road ahead” after knee surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Five-times Olympian Dara Torres was “doing fine” after radical knee surgery but was still uncertain if she will compete at the 2012 London Games.

Mixed-up names…

October 1, 2009

Hugh Craig, Daniel Jackman sell out on Broadway

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, best known for playing big screen action heroes Wolverine and James Bond, have drawn record ticket sales for their play “A Steady Rain,” but it drew mixed reviews on Wednesday after opening night.

Stating the obvious?

September 22, 2009

Uninsured Americans Hope Reform Brings Health Coverage

WITHOUT question the dumbest headline I’ve seen in my 65 years.

Now, if people where OPPOSED to getting free taxpayer provided health care, with no ellort on their part, THAT might be a headline. Stating the obvious is not a headline…….