Each day we offer a selection from headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Australia, West Australian: “Honey May Hold Key To Beating Superbug”
What a sweet story to report.
Canada, Toronto Star: “I Want A Neon Tie”
Senator Larry Craig’s wish on entering a men’s restroom.
China, China Daily: “1000 Ping Pong Tables”
Not pongable to achieve.
Sweden, The Local: “Oversize Coffins Complicate Cremation”
We are just going to have people get on diets so they can die in comfort.
South Africa, Argus: “Cops Nail Poachers”
I suspect the poachers would prefer a headline that said: Poachers Nab Cops.
USA, NY Daily News: “NY State Senator Says He Is Son Of God”
If he is, then it is clear evolution is the only reasonable explanation for human existence.
UAR, Khaleej Times: “Curtains In Cars”
This will not only prevent Muslim women from being seen, but will ensure their quick arrival in Heaven.
Russia, Moscow Times: “Medvedev To Speed Up Gas Talks”
Seems like a lot of hot air to me.
Greece, Kathmerini: “Corpse In Car”
Was it driving without a license?
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Where Did All The Money Go?”
Not to the average American for sure!