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Man uses wife as shark bait - dreadful headlines

Here's a selection of some of the strangest headlines to adorn the pages of newpapers around the world

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Suicide to go commercial, says BBC head - The Daily Telegraph

2 Convicts Evade Noose: Jury Hung - US newspaper

Shell found on beach - Evening Argus

Slim-fad girl, 17, vanishes - The Sun

Abattoir staff will be halved - Chester Mail

Suicide to go commercial, says BBC head - The Daily Telegraph

Magistrates act to keep theatres open - The Evening Citizen

Crash courses for private pilots - The Daily Telegraph

Gas rig men grilled by villagers - The Oxford Times

No water so firemen improvised - Liverpool Daily Post

Filming in cemetery angers residents - The Evening Standard

New York ban on boxing after death - The Times

Some other headlines from around the world......

  • Grandmother of eight makes hole in one
  • Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing
  • Quarter of a million Chinese live on water

  • Police begin campaign to run down jaywalkers
  • House passes gas tax onto senate
  • Stiff opposition expected to casketless funeral plan
  • Two convicts evade noose, jury hung
  • Safety experts say school bus passengers should be belted
  • Milk drinkers are turning to powder
  • NJ judge to rule on nude beach
  • Farmer bill dies in house
  • Iraqi head seeks arms
  • Panda mating fails - veterinarian takes over
  • Organ festival ends in smashing climax
  • Child''s stool great for use in garden
  • Soviet virgin lands short of goal again
  • Man uses wife as shark bait

Bad Grammar...

  • Eye drops off shelf
  • Squad helps dog bite victim
  • Dealers will hear car talk at noon
  • Enraged cow injures farmer with ax
  • Lawmen from Mexico barbecue guests
  • Miners refuse to work after death
  • Two Soviet ships collide - one dies
  • Two sisters reunite after eighteen years at checkout counter

Opposite Meaning...

  • Never withhold herpes from loved one
  • Nicaragua sets goal to wipe out literacy
  • Drunk drivers paid $1,000 in 1984
  • Autos killing 110 a day, let''s resolve to do better

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