Editor Jokes

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    A cub reporter for a small town newspaper was sent out on his first assignment one day. He submitted the following report to his editor.
    "Mrs. Smith was injured in a one-car accident today. She is recovering in County Hospital with lacerations on her breasts."
    The Editor scolded the new reporter, saying. "This is a family paper. We don't use words like breasts around here. Now go back and write something more appropiate!"
    The young reporter thought long and hard. Finally he handed the Editor the following report. "Mrs. Smith was injured in a one-car accident today. She is recovering in County Hospital with lacerations on her ( . )( . )"

    "Miss Jones, we can't employ you as a model," the editor from the men's
    magazine explained. "It's too obvious that your blonde hair isn't natural,
    since the hair between your legs is black."
    The model picked up a paperweight and slammed it down on the editor's fingers.
    "What the hell did you do that for!" he exploded. She smiled sweetly and
    said, "Look at your fingers. They're turning black, right? And they've
    only been banged once."

    The editor of a small weekly newspaper, in a rage over several government bills that had recently been passed, ran a scathing editorial under the headline: "half of OUR LEGISLATORS ARE CROOKS." Many prominent local politicians were outraged, and tremendous pressure was exerted on him to retract the statement. He finally succumbed to the pressure and ran an apology with the headline: "HALF OF OUR LEGISLATORS ARE NOT CROOKS."

    A woman from the deepest, most southern part of Alabama goes into the local newspaper office to see that the obituary for her recently deceased husband is written. The obit editor informs her that the fee for the obituary is 50 cents a word.
    She pauses, reflects and then says, "Well, then, let it read, 'Billy Bob died'."
    Amused at the woman's thrift, the editor says, "Sorry ma'am, there is a 7 word minimum on all obituaries."
    Only a little flustered, she thinks things over and in a few seconds says, "In that case, let it read, 'Billy Bob died - 1983 Pick-up for sale.'"

    NOT so many years ago, George Bernard Shaw, poking fun at all things American, came out with some unusually caustic comments. A number of newspapers howled in protest, but one editor held his fire until Mr Shaw paid his much publicized visit to Miami. This editor's paper published a lengthy report of the arrival of Mrs George Bernard Shaw:
    Mrs Shaw went to this dinner... Mrs Shaw attended that function... Mrs Shaw said this... and Mrs Shaw did that.
    Then at the bottom of the long article was this casual afterthought:
    With Mrs Shaw was her husband, George Bernard Shaw, a writer.

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