Why Go Elsewhere to be Cheated? Come Here First

February 17, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR (b)lines) - Sometimes misprints are funny due to typographical or spelling errors, but some are funny because the words can be taken with a different meaning than the writer intended.

Here are some funny ad misprints from newspapers cited on a UK Web site.

  • Illiterate? Write today for free help.
  • Auto Repair Service: Free pickup and delivery. Try us once, you’ll never go anywhere again.
  • Wanted: Man to take care of cow that does not drink or smoke.
  • Now is the time to have your ears pierced and get an extra pair to take home, too.
  • Used cars: Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first.
  • Tired of cleaning yourself? Let me do it for you.
  • For sale: Antique desk suitable for lady with thick legs and large drawers
  • Handmade gifts for the hard-to-find person
  • Try our herbal remedies. You can’t get better.
  • City printers seeks work manager, medium-sized but, expanding.
  • School wants experienced man to take almost entire responsibility for the lowest form of boys.
  • WASHING DONE – in my home including bachelors.
  • Woman wanted to share fat with another.
  • Sports leather coat for lady in perfect condition.
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Please contact the PLANSPONSOR Reprint Manager, Michelle Judkins.