NBC Miami published a dramatic story last week about a “botched robbery attempt”. As you can see, the robbery isn’t the only thing that was botched:
The story attracted nine comments, all of them about the strange headline (which is of a type known as a crash blossom). For example:
I must know, where did that robber find a kitchen knife gun?!
Was Groucho Marx involved in the creation of this headline?
I had to join up just to comment on the headline. […] Please tell me where I can find one of these weapons! Where is your editor?
The headline was soon fixed:
Judging by the figures in the right-hand column, this made the locals more amused, bored, and sad; and less furious, thrilled, and intrigued. I leave you to draw your own conclusions.