If the unfeasibly fine weather of the past fortnight has not been enough to lift your spirits, here’s another collection Friday Funnies courtesy of HTFP readers.
We’ve also had a clutch of election-related funnies sent in over the past week – but we’re saving those for a post-polling day special next Friday to cheer us all up as we contemplate five years of David Cameron/Gordon Brown/Nick Clegg (delete as appropriate).
In the meantime, thanks for staying vigilant and please keep them coming to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
First off this week, the newly-launched Birmingham Press, which managed not one, but two gaffes in its first ever front page.
As HTFP readers were swift to point out, Paul Robinson is neither a goalie nor a West Bromwich Albion player. He is Bolton’s left-back.
The Press followed-up that bloomer by getting the name of the MP who freed the Birmingham Six wrong.
Oh well, the only way is up, as they say.
Next, a lesson from the Hertforshire-based Comet on how to turn a Good Samaritan into a thug with one simple headline:
Over to Northern Life magazine for the unfortunate juxtaposition of a feature on dyslexia with the mis-spelt name of a well-known BBC presenter.
We’re not sure the chap in the middle should be so shy considering he’s entering a singing contest (from Scarborough Evening News):
Media Wales didn’t seem to be able to make up its mind here about its daily poll:
And finally…perhaps the St Albans and Harpenden Review should have given a little more thought to the positioning of these two stories on its website.