Better off read

Editorial mistakes aren’t the exclusive preserve of the hardcopy media. BBC News Online drops the ball, every now and then. Anyone who reads today’s first example from BBCi (below) could, conceivably, be forgiven for thinking that the offender might have got away with his crime in another county. For example, Norfolk. The way some elements of our judicial system work, that might be closer to the truth than we know!

Meanwhile the example below categorically says a couple of men have been making sperm available over the internet:

At least that explains why my internet connection sometimes gets a little sticky.

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2 Responses to Better off read

  1. Susie says:

    I was curious as to how they did the “sperm over Internet” thing. USB, PS2? Surely not wifi? Possibly Dropbox.

  2. I couldn’t see the mistake in the first picture and I re-read it twice. I am probably indicative of the state of education in this country today.