Misleading headline of the week
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 99 14:05:07 -0700
Subject: Misleading headline of the week
From: Al Boss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
My first thought upon reading this headline in the "West Seattle Herald"
was, "Geez, some people can't do ANYTHING without detailed instructions."
Here's the headline:
"Mistaken tosser gets fist"
(That'd be one HECK of a mistake! Turns out that no, it was just a poor
choice of words. The article:)
"A 22-year-old Highland Park man was assualted after he got off a bus at
16th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Henderson Street at 9:45 p.m. April 9.
"Four men in a Honda Civic drove up as he started waliking from the bus
stop. One of the passengers got out and started shouting at the victim.
"The suspect accused the man of throwing rocks at the car and cussed at him.
"The victim told the suspect he didn't know what he was talking about and
the man proceeded to slug him. The victim ran from the scene and called
West Seattle Herald/White Center News, April 1999
© 1999 Peter Langston