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Monday, June 23, 2014

British Left Waffles on Falklands

and other unintentionally ambiguous headlines:


  1. The best ambiguous headline I have seen, and have the cutting in my possession, is from the London "Daily Telegraph" of a few years ago - " Cuts in hospital chaplains attacked by Archbishop "