Thursday, November 04, 2010

Amphibolies: I'm just sayin'

Amphibolies are syntactically ambiguous, meaning you can read them in more than one way.

Drunk gets nine months in violin case

Farmer bill dies in house

iraqi head seeks arms

prostitutes appeal to pope

British left waffles on falkland islands

Lung cancer in women mushrooms

Teacher strikes idle kids

Enraged cow injures farmer with axe

Miners refuse to work after death

Stolen painting found by tree

Two sisters reunited after 18 years in checkout counter

Never withhold herpes infection from loved one

Kids make nutritious snacks

Lansing residents can drop off trees

Local high school dropouts cut in half

Hospital sued by seven foot doctors

New vaccine may contain rabies

Include your children when baking cookies

Blatantly stolen here

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1 comment:

Minnesotastan said...

I believe some people also refer to these as "crash blossoms." If so, here's another list of these amusing items -