Mighty Red Pen

May 23, 2010


Filed under: Overseen — mighty red pen @ 8:06 am

I found myself doing something sort of unusual last week: looking a number up in the phone book. Who does that anymore?

Anyway, I giggled like a seven-year-old boy when I spotted this header:

Sometimes, this kind of thing just happens in a publication. If, for example, the last entry on a page is “Association of Blah Blah Blah.” But you kind of think people would get creative to try and avoid a header like this.

And like this, the header on the opposing page:

Yeah, and don’t even get me started on that.



  1. I get the same immature giddy feeling when I flip through my WNW dictionary and see that “cunnilingus,” “shitkicker,” and “shit list” have made it into the headers.

    Comment by 4ndyman — May 24, 2010 @ 8:40 am | Reply

  2. Tee hee.

    Comment by Laura Payne — May 25, 2010 @ 8:26 am | Reply

  3. A packet of food I saw recently had a label promising that the contents came in “Ass Colours” — without even a full stop to raise the tone.

    Comment by Stan — May 25, 2010 @ 9:13 am | Reply

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