Life and Death

Some interesting goofs found in Drummond Moir’s book Just My Typo:

The man blew out his brains after bidding his wife goodbye with a shotgun. (Connecticut newspaper)

Passengers must stay with their luggage at all times or they will be taken away and destroyed. (Sign at Paddington Station, London)

George had charge of the entertainment during the past year. His birth-provoking antics were always the life of the party and he will be greatly missed. (Willard Times, Ohio)

Police in Hawick yesterday called off a search for a 20-year-old man who is believed to have frowned. (The Scotsman)

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