A little humor for a gray day

It is kind of gray and coolish today the kind of weather that makes you wish that spring would really arrive in New England, that the weather would be a little more consistently 60s and 70s.  So to cheer myself up I put up a new theme.  I’d had the old one for a few years (!) now and it was time for a change.

To go with the new theme, here are 10 Great Headlines which I have copied out of the 2013 Old Farmer’s Almanac.  They were submitted to the Almanac by S.P. of Manchester, NH.

1.  Hospitals Sued by 7 Foot Doctors

2.  Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

3.  Panda Mating Fails: Veterinarian Takes Over

4.  War Dims Hope for Peace

5.  Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft

6.  Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant

7.  Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash

8.  New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group

9.  Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

10.  Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead.

Cover of the Old Farmer's Almanac.

Cover of the Old Farmer’s Almanac. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I was once the headline editor of my high school newspaper so I have a lot of sympathy for those who wrote these.  Which is your favorite?  I’m torn between 7 and 10.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s