We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Sweden, Local: “Elite Swedish School Closes”

I guess that means it was not that elite.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Honking at Mosque”

Shooting at you!

China, China Daily: “Five Year Corruption Plan”

It is only a beginning at getting corruption going.

USA,aol: “Venus Unfazed By Slump”

Let’s stop these fly by zooms and settle down on a hot planet.

France, Connexion: “Can Birds Read Road Signs”

Not unless they are written in bird song.

Germany, Der Spiegel: “Mayor Refuses to Marry Women”

Only two guys?

Russia, Moscow Times: “New Bacon Exhibit”

Sponsored by the Israeli embassy?