Site of the Day: Criggo
Errors — sublime, outrageous, and somewhere in between — crop up each day in newspapers around the country. Some of them are posted on Criggo. It’s all here: the unwitting brilliance of hastily composed headlines (“One-armed Man Applauds the Kindness of Strangers”), the terse truths of classified ads (“Used Tombstone. Perfect For Someone Named Homer”), and the bone-dry understatement of body copy (“..the duck refused medical treatment…”). As young newsies would say: Extra! Extra! Read all about it!