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The Funniest Newspaper Corrections Ever: Retracting The Ridiculous (PICTURES)

First Posted: 07/28/10 04:31 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:50 PM ET

We understand fudging a couple details every now and then. Misprinting a statistic, perhaps? It's bound to happen at some point and a newspaper should dutifully take responsibility. But these screw-ups take newspaper corrections to a whole new level. It's amazing how many people are wrongfully called prostitutes. Hey editors, not everybody in the news is trying to turn tricks!

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  • George: The Lady Killer

    (<a href="http://darwen.us/darrell/blographics/080605b.jpg">source</a>)

  • All Too Common Mix-Up

    (<a href="http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/jbistlin/headlines10.htm">source</a>)

  • Deadly Groceries

    (<a href="http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/jbistlin/headlines/244.jpg">source</a>)

  • Ohhhhh. We Get It.

    (<a href="http://donstuff.wordpress.com/2008/10/01/diane-k-merchant-and-chinese-restaurant-homicides/">source</a>)

  • The Crunch Is The Best Part

    (<a href="http://www.womples.com/2009/01/funny-recipe-dont-use-cement.html">source</a>)

  • Aren't They Really The Same Thing?

    (<a href="http://11points.com">source</a>)

  • Apology For An Apology

    (<a href="http://www.womples.com">source</a>)

  • Chuck D Would Know Better

    (<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/02/AR2009120201455.html">source</a>

  • Guilty By Association

    (<a href="http://www.probablybadnews.com">source</a>)

  • Boy or Girl, Chicken Or Beef. Whatever.

    (<a href="http://becomingsomething.typepad.com/.a/6a00e553c984b68834010536cd0c62970b-pi">source</a>)

  • Dick Bigblow

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Anjeliki"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Anjeliki">Anjeliki</a>:<br />Pastor Bigelow also regrets the error.

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