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Expensive shirts and a cheap gag – more unusual headlines

More news to make you smirk – or wince – thanks to eagle-eyed HTFP readers.

Here’s news of a theft that was beyond a joke for subs at the Wilts and Glos Standard:

Meanwhile, back at the Croydon Advertiser, editor Ian Carter wrestles with a similar dilemma.

He said: “One of our titles has a story about a woman who has been taken to court after refusing to pay for a bikini wax.

“It’s one of those stories you just can’t put a sensible headline on if you tried.

“We’ve already rejected a couple of good efforts – ‘Caught by the Fuzz’ and ‘Rip Off’ – and have now settled on the hopefully not-too-crude ‘Smooth Criminal’.”

And in the wrong pic category, we have the Derby Evening Telegraph:

Can’t be right, surely? He’d get all that hair caught up in the mechanism.

And the Hastings Observer carrying some PA copy:

And one more that simply speaks for itself:

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