Funny Headlines

Sometimes what's sitting on top of the story is the story, especially with these real, funny headlines.

NEW FUNNY JOKES

IT’S CLASSIFIED

Just because the items in these classified ads…

Bad Typos in Real Newspapers

We all make mistakes. Some 
are just more…

Heading Off Criticism

Think the comments on Internet posts are tough?…

File These Headlines Under: We Don’t Even Want to Know.

•Firefighters Use Jaws of Life to Free High…

Big Changes in Appleton

A headline in my local newspaper: “Appleton…

Department of (Ridiculous) Corrections

Journalists and editors on deadline make the…

First Microbes Breathed Sulfur...

First Microbes Breathed Sulfur Before It Was…

Stolen Prosthetic Arm...

Stolen Prosthetic Arm Discovered in a Secondhand…

Marshall County Sheriff's Candidate...

Marshall County Sheriff’s Candidate Disputes…

Hold the Presses!

Misadventures in headline writing from around the…

Headlines around America

• County to Pay $250,000 to Advertise Lack of…

That Weekend is Killer...

Headline from the Times Herald-Record (Newburgh…

Woman with Arms Held

—Source: Times of India

Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for "Talking ...

—Source: La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune

Torrington Police Search for Jesus

—Source: Hartford Courant

Suspected Beer Thief Leaves Liquid Trail

—Source: Charleston Daily Mail

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Low-Income Residents

—Source: (Lewiston, Maine) Sun Journal

Sun Is Too Round, Say Scientists

—Source: The Independent

Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No-Show at Court Hearing

—Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)

Police Arrest Naked Man with Concealed Weapon

—Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda…

Man Married, Sentenced on Same Day

—Source: The Miami Herald

Man Executed After Long Speech

—Source: Boston Globe

Good Smell Perplexes New Yorkers

—Source: New York Times

Alton Attorney Accidentally Sues Himself

—Source: (Madison County, Illinois) Record

Hold the Presses!

Writing newspaper copy is an art form unseen in…

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendants

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Miners Refuse to Work After Death

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Teacher Strikes Idle Kids

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Iraqi Head Seeks Arms

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Woman With Arms Held

—Source: Times of India

Poverty, Hunger Go Together

—Source: The Advertiser (Bastrop, Texas);…

Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for “Talking ...

—Source: La Crosse (Wisc.) Tribune headline

Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No Show at Court Hearing

—Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)

SUV Crashes Into House After Suffering Seizure

—Source: Great Falls Tribune (Montana);…

Police Arrest Naked Man With Concealed Weapon

—Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda…