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Flood defences or a bit of light relief

by: Romany Howes (13 February 2014)

The weather over the past few weeks has puzzled the majority of the nation as we struggle to comprehend how much water this country can actually take on board. Itís getting critical now as we wait for the levels to recede and the recriminations and blame game to start, which is inevitable in unprecedented situations like this. Social media has been invaluable in spreading messages and warnings, but one post made me chuckle: "Ten people evacuated. Three uprooted and lying across road blocking traffic." It was hastily changed to "tree". So what happens when posting messages goes wrong? Take a look at some classics!

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Ref: 61 What hilarious typos! Reminds me of the BBC's recent faux pas with subtitles reading "The Chinese Year of the Whores"! Needless to say this was hastily corrected to "The Chinese Year of the Horse"!
Marilyn - 17:19 14-02-2014
Ref: 60 As you live in Worcester, I'm glad you can still chuckle!
Garry - 08:51 14-02-2014

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