Typographical errors that made it through editing are often funny
From the society column: “Mrs. John King entertained members of the Friday Boob Club.”
From news interview: “I have lived here for a long time. Besides this, my wife has man interests here.”
From local news: ” The fifth grade chorus sang, “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Been.”
From a Situation Wanted-ad – “Houseworker, plain, crook, reliable.”
From local news: “Mary Skinner was slightly bruised yesterday afternoon when a car struck her in front of the bank. Henry Smith, the driver, picked her up, and feeling her all over to make sure no bones were broken, insisted on taking her home where he could make a closer examination.
“Change Your Wife Through Prayer will be the sermon subject Sunday.”
Item from a newspaper – “Representatives of teachers’ organizations appeared before the board to ask for a further cost-of-loving adjustment in wages.”