Why Editors Have Nightmares
These items from Nebraska newspapers and magazines have some rather interesting errors or unintended meanings.
Can you find them?
Newspaper item, "Nebraska's 'boy governor' buried in NP cemetery," error: "He continued to serve North Platte after his death, including stints on the city council and school board."
Source: North Platte Telegraph, May 25, 1997
Newspaper item, Classified ad for desk clerk, error: "Apply at the sinn."
Source: Lincoln Journal-Star, Oct. 9, 1996
Newspaper item, TV listing, error: "American Profit: The Story of Joseph Smith,"
Source: Choice, Dec. 1999
Newspaper item, Advertisement, Back to the Bible Quartet, error: picture features five men, 1987
Newspaper item, Article & error (title): The Horeless Delivery Truck
Source: Daily Record, Omaha, Apr. 21, 1989
Newspaper item, "Nebraska will stand in need of no state relief commission this year. Every Nebraska farmer has succeeded in relieving himself and needs no outside assistance."
Source: Omaha Daily Bee, 8-24-1895, p. 4
Newspaper item, "Museum Moves Towards Handi Cap Excess"
Source: Sheridan Co. Star (Rushville), June 3, 1992
Newspaper item, "Old Fashioned Thrashing Bee Set for Sunday"
Source: McCook Gazette, July 1, 1991
Newspaper item, Classified ad, "Would like to buy used wench for 3/4 ton truck . . ."
Source: Thrifty Nickle, Lincoln, Apr. 2, 1987
"Don't forget Mr. Voter (middle finger with string tied to it)
Source: Morning World Herald, October 14, 1911
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