Funny Double Entendre, pt 2

Funny Double Entendre’s, pt 2

All about ambiguity
Part 2 of the ‘Funny Double Entendre’ series (check pt.1 here), this time these are some funny newspaper headlines that are in a desperate need for an edit. The main literal problem with these headlines is the ambiguity in some of the word(s) – without the proper context, the headlines have multiple meanings.
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Include Your Children When Baking Cookies

– the ambiguity lies in whether we put our children in the oven with the cookies, sounds like circa 1940’s Nazi Germany
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Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Experts Say

– really? Could the fact that jet crashed already lead one to a conclusion that ‘something went wrong?’
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Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case

– ‘Nine Months’ need to be explained – are the drunks put inside the violin case for a pregnancy term?
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If Strike Isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last a While

– Captain Obvious to the rescue!
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Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide

– newspaper headlines should be ran by at least three different copy editors

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