Papers in the British Isles need copy editors — specifically, copy editors with dirty minds – to keep them from making enormously embarrassing goofs like this one:
This beauty ran Wednesday in the Echo of Gloucestershire, England.
In case you’re wondering, the word “head” refers to the attribution of the info in the rest of the headline. In this case, it’s from the headmaster.
Thanks to the anonymous tipster in London who sent this to us.
You know who else needs copy editors? Local TV news operations. And other local TV news operations. And Baseball jersey manufacturers. And Kansas State University. And the New York Jets, the Minnesota Vikings and the St. Louis Cardinals. And college athletic department ticket offices. And the Virginia general assembly. And college alumni magazines. And pharmacies. And Borders bookstore. And Tea Party candidates. And city and county Boards of Elections. And Google Newsâ€™ â€˜bots. And billboard companies. And sign painters.Â And rubber stamp designers. And restaurants, breakfast joints and cake decorators. And the Washington Post, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Virginian-Pilot, the Green Bay Press-Gazette, CNN and Time magazine. And drive-in movie theater managers. And Home Depot and manufacturers of â€œhoodies.â€ And T-shirt designers.Â And road paving contractors.