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Laughter is the best medicine and our regular round-up of press and media funnies aims to put a smile on the most downcast of faces.

From amusingly misspelt headlines to double-entendres of the first degree, we want to feature them on this page.

We used to round them up into collections of ‘Friday Funnies’ and these can still be viewed here, but we will now be publishing them individually both here and on the site homepage.

If you spot one, tell us about it at editor.htfp@and.co.uk.

June 25, 2007

"I was the Beast of Exmoor"

Most newspapers have one, make fun of one and need one to talk about behind their back.It’s the wizened old hack, travelling on the final…

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June 25, 2007

The art of the sub-editor

We’ve been trawling the regional press once again for good and bad headlines and liked this one, from a Liverpool Echo story about bad weather…

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June 25, 2007

"So it was off to the barber's for a shaved head"

Most newspapers have one, make fun of one and need one to talk about behind their back.It’s the wizened old hack, travelling on the final…

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June 25, 2007

"Foxes offer a mint"

On one of our regular trawls through the regional press for headlines which are good, bad or just plain bizarre, we liked this one from…

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June 25, 2007

Food back on the menu

More strange and surreal headlines from the regional press: If you liked those, try these click here If you’ve seen a classic headline – good,…

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June 25, 2007

"A polar bear ate my dear friend Chuffy"

Most newspapers have one, make fun of one and need one to talk about behind their back.It’s the wizened old hack, travelling on the final…

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June 25, 2007

"I'm glad I didn't write that!"

Click here for more headline funnies If you’ve seen a classic headline – good or bad – anywhere in the regional press.e-mail it to us…

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June 25, 2007

Solid base for a property buy

Solid base for a property buy By HoldTheFrontPage staff A sharp-eyed HoldTheFrontPage reader spotted this bargain spotlighted in the property section of a Midlands daily…

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June 25, 2007

We know what they meant…

We know what they meant… By HoldTheFrontPage staff Thanks to all the journalists around the country who are keeping us well supplied with courtroom howlers,…

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June 25, 2007

"I took out my press card and threw it like a Ninja"

Most newspapers have one, make fun of one and need one to talk about behind their back.It’s the wizened old hack, travelling on the final…

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June 25, 2007

Spanish seal off Rock in fishing dispute

PA headline horror By HoldTheFrontPage staff From Rob Shipley, at the Jersey Evening Post, comes the following headline horror story: On Saturdays we put the…

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June 25, 2007

How many times have you committed suicide?

Spend a few hours in any courtoom and the chances are you’ll hear a daft question or an even dafter answer. Someone, bless them, has…

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June 25, 2007

A few of my favourites…

Our recent crop of courtroom howlers and headlines – bizarre and brilliant – has prompted this from Nic Outterside at the Aberdeen Press and Journal:…

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June 25, 2007

There but for the grace of God…

There but for the grace of God… By HoldTheFrontPage staff We couldn’t resist this masthead from the Swansea Evening Post – a city on the…

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June 25, 2007

Wine that went 'sh'…

Richard Willner, of the Evening News, Norwich, was inspired by our growing selection of cock-ups to share this tale: “I was working on the Lynn…

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June 25, 2007

Something s-pecial for the ladies…

Something s-pecial for the ladies… By HoldTheFrontPage staff This tale of woe for advertising staff comes from Nic Outterside, of the Aberdeen Press and Journal:…

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