Ridiculous Typos & Piss-Poor Proof-Reading

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Recalling the long-ago advertising campaign for Smirnoff vodka: "I thought [ various naive / un-hip / milk-and-water things ] till I discovered Smirnoff"; and the assorted off-colour humorous parodies of it which people came up with. One such was, "I thought 'clap' meant applause, till I discovered Smirnoff."
Oh gosh yes, that's going back a bit ! : 'I thought Wan King was a city in China, till I discovered Smirnoff.'
 

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Neither a typo nor piss poor proof reading, more just really bad timing of advertising alongside the program content. I'm sure someone paid dearly as it's just too much of a coincidence to be a mere fuck up.
This is from a Hungry Jack's (Burger King to the rest of the world) advertisement that ran during the Australian version of 60 Minutes on the Nine Network in 2012.
It's become a meme since for all of the right and wrong reasons. The sound quality is horrendously low but you'll get the idea from the images:

 

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Neither a typo nor piss poor proof reading, more just really bad timing of advertising alongside the program content. I'm sure someone paid dearly as it's just too much of a coincidence to be a mere fuck up.
This is from a Hungry Jack's (Burger King to the rest of the world) advertisement that ran during the Australian version of 60 Minutes on the Nine Network in 2012.
It's become a meme since for all of the right and wrong reasons. The sound quality is horrendously low but you'll get the idea from the images:

LOL ..I thought Hungry Jacks was White Castle what with the mini burgers?
 

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Neither a typo nor piss poor proof reading, more just really bad timing of advertising alongside the program content. I'm sure someone paid dearly as it's just too much of a coincidence to be a mere fuck up.
This is from a Hungry Jack's (Burger King to the rest of the world) advertisement that ran during the Australian version of 60 Minutes on the Nine Network in 2012.It's become a meme since for all of the right and wrong reasons. The sound quality is horrendously low but you'll get the idea from the images:
*Ouch !* Couldn't they just crack their knuckles loudly at the opera or have explosive diarrhea at a swimming pool? This is not quite as bad as, say, losing the World Cup to an own goal, but wow...
 

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Some of those headlines look authentic. Wonder if the Guardian actually uses that headline generator?
It is very sad that the Guardian, which should be offering a more liberal perspective have actually become a mouthpiece for the virtue signallers, the racist anti-racists, the sexist anti-sexists, the cancel culture, and the Regressive Left in general. I am a left-leaning person and I find the Guardian unreadable, and often shameful. It certainly doesn't represent many of my opinions. Why is the world so intent on becoming more totalitarian? Does nobody understand that when you remove someone else's right to speak, they are then empowered to remove yours when the tables turn?
 

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It is very sad that the Guardian, which should be offering a more liberal perspective have actually become a mouthpiece for the virtue signallers, the racist anti-racists, the sexist anti-sexists, the cancel culture, and the Regressive Left in general. I am a left-leaning person and I find the Guardian unreadable, and often shameful. It certainly doesn't represent many of my opinions.
That's a good sign, that it doesn't parrot what you think.
 

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It is very sad that the Guardian, which should be offering a more liberal perspective have actually become a mouthpiece for the virtue signallers, the racist anti-racists, the sexist anti-sexists, the cancel culture, and the Regressive Left in general. I am a left-leaning person and I find the Guardian unreadable, and often shameful. It certainly doesn't represent many of my opinions. Why is the world so intent on becoming more totalitarian? Does nobody understand that when you remove someone else's right to speak, they are then empowered to remove yours when the tables turn?
Then what’s the best way to describe The Independent?
A. Yesterday’s Guardian.
 

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Then what’s the best way to describe The Independent?
A. Yesterday’s Guardian.
There's plenty of other options available you know. Mail, Star, Sun, Express, Telegraph if you want to subscribe, spring to mind.
 

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The latest printed edition of the Rugby Observer describes how a driver attempted ‘To Flea The Scene’.
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For this kind of thing the editors need to work under 3 strikes policy. Typo 3 headlines, lose your job. Or is print media so screwed atm that there will be nobody to replace them?
 

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For this kind of thing the editors need to work under 3 strikes policy. Typo 3 headlines, lose your job. Or is print media so screwed atm that there will be nobody to replace them?
Hard to tell. Now that everything's so computerized it could just as easily have been overlooked spell-checker interference during digital layout.
 
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