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neebob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 11:30 PM
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And now, from the Bad Headline Department ...
"Retarded Kennedy Sister Dies at 86"

http://apnews1.iwon.com//article/20050108/D87FM83G0.htm...

Ack!

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wicket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 11:34 PM
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1. I'm glad Teddy was by her side
:(
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 11:34 PM
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2. Noooooo!
Do they have proofreaders?

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Skink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 11:37 PM
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3. How many Kennedy's have to die?
I mean how many? There is potentaily lots. Especialy if Arnold gets in the mood. :wow:
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katinmn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 11:40 PM
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4. geeze. I bet that headline gets fixed very soon.
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neebob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 10:41 AM
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5. Nope, not fixed!
I guess it's OK to call people retarded now that George Bush is the prezmeister.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 10:49 AM
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6. That is HORRIBLE- but THIS one is stupid (funny stupid)
White House warns U.S. could be like Europe if taxes rise

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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PA Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 10:52 AM
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7. A headline simply stating "Kennedy Sister Dies at 85"
would have garnered the attention of readers. I guess these guys never heard of people first language when describing people with disabilities.
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