Sure, mistakes can be embarrassing. They can also be funny. And these days, mistakes get sent ’round the Internet, like this one shared by a former journalism professor of mine.
You can read the story of this billboard by clicking here.
I wonder whether the guys of “The Great Typo Hunt” fame or Jay Leno’s “Headlines” bit have seen this.
While I can’t recall making an error quite like the one in this photo, I once wrote a headline that made columnist Dave Barry’s weekly dispatch. The headline appeared on a story about a divorcing couple battling in court over their frozen embryos stored at a fertility clinic. Here is the headline:
fertilized egg suit
Talk about interesting fashion sense, eh?
If you know of any interesting local typos, take a cell phone photo and email me at email@example.com. I’ll compile them for a future blog post.