Each day we offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
UK, Guardian: “Man Ejects From Plane”
He was trying to practice solo landings.
Turkey, Zaman: “Cheerleader Or Devil”
I believe that portrays Dick Cheney the cheerleader for war and the Devil himself.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Why Should Polygamy Be A Crime”
I don’t know, but more than one wife seems a mighty tiresome activity.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Report Cards Baffle Parents”
I suspect in many cases the bafflement is the grade gotten by a student.
Netherlands, Radio Netherlands: “Why Dutch Aren’t As Fat As Brits”
Maybe it is running around the windmills.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Are You Voting”
Why and for whom?
Finland, Helsinki Times: “Vets Busy During Recession”
Bow wow to that.
China, China Daily: “China Threatened By Alien Species”
They were surprised that some human species actually live in a democracy.
UK, The Independent: “Policeman Who Shot Man Retires”
It is only fair, shoot a man and lose your job.
Turkey, Zaman: “Turkish Kiss And Swine Flu”
I wonder what they do in a Turkish kiss.