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More hilarious goofs from the UK’s Daily Fail…

As it’s coming up to the Festive Season I thought today we could have a few more laughs at some other professional writers’ boo-boos (please feel free to laugh at mine in exchange, Daily Failers.) As always the comments have been copied and pasted verbatim.

more funny jokes from the UK Daily Fail

Now he’s been elected, there’ll be Hell toupée.

So … as you know, unless you have been living under a rock on the dark side of the moon for the past year or so, in the West we have been enduring a flutter of political, er, activity. Hence we start with some jestful comments about Hillary Clinton

And Clinton certainly seemed to have a penchant for statement jewelry back in the day as well, wearing several pairs of bold earrings and even a layered pearl choker.
It’s surprising that her earlobes aren’t longer than a Basset Hound‘s.

As election day looms closer Hillary ups the anti in a colour blocking blue suit in New York
I doubt it was the blue suit that upped the anti – more likely Trump‘s insults. I think you mean “ante,” dear. [Read more…]

Yet more howlers from the Daily Fail

Another bumper lot of howlers from the UK newspaper we all love to hate … enjoy…

Yet more howlers from the Daily Fail

But after tying the knot, Sir Paul’s daughters looked decidedly glum. A lot depends on who they all married, of course. [Read more…]

Daily Fail howlers – update!!

This is not the first time we have howled with laughter at this popular British newspaper’s screaming bloopers, here on HTWB. And the trend continues. Enjoy …

Daily Mail howlers update on How To Write Better

Perhaps Amanda Holden would have been more comfortable with one of these.

Talented horsewoman killed herself hours after her beloved mare was put to sleep – and was found clutching a lock of his mane
Much as I am saddened by this story – mares are girl horses, for Heaven’s sake.

Ooh I say! Amanda Holden has been making sure she avoids wardrobe faux pas with the use of nipple covers while presenting on This Morning
You’d think they’d have given her something a bit more substantial to keep her warm. [Read more…]

And it’s more written fun and games from the UK’s Daily Whoopsie…

Yet more verbatim written quotes and captions from the UK’s much-loved Daily Fail … throwing grammar, syntax, spelling, geography and even sanity to the wind as usual. Despite being owned by billionaire Viscount Rothermere it seems they still can’t afford to hire proofreaders. Never mind: it makes their website even funnier…

Funny grammar mistakes in newspaper content

No wonder the monkey peed on his shirt.

Glamorous: Stylish Mirka mastered autumnal dressing in a striking monochrome striped dress under a fitted black jacket. She added a pair of knee-high heeled books to her look. Good girl. Even better if they were books written by “moi.”

Roger and Mirka are close friends of the Federers, who were guests at both Kate and younger sister Pippa’s weddings (pictured here at Pippa’s nuptials to James Matthews in May). Roger and Mirka ARE the Federers, d*ckhead. [Read more…]

Want millions of readers? Write like the Daily Mail

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The Mail isn’t exactly renowned for its quality of writing.

It seems there’s method in the apparent madness of what we read in the UK’s Daily MailJackson Rawlings lifts the lid off this controversial Pandora’s box…Sz.

So I’m guessing your initial thought was “why the bloody hell would I ever want to do that?” and I can’t blame you — the Mail isn’t exactly renowned for its quality of writing. [Read more…]

Grammar Police: 20 New Year’s Resolutions…

Here is sneak preview of my New Year’s resolutions for 2017. Do you agree with them? Or am I being too strict a Grammar Police officer?

Grammar Police New Year's resolutions on How To Write Better
1. I will not split another infinitive no matter how hard it is to really do it.

2. I will not use ridiculous, contrived words like “conversate” or “expiration” (what’s wrong with “converse” and “expiry” FFS?) [Read more…]

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