Uninformed Comment

Rouge cop

Posted in Bad journalism, Crime and the Law, Grammar & usage, Humour, In the news by uninformedcomment on June 16, 2010

From WalesOnline today (link):

"Rotten Apple" rouge cop bribed women for sex

I’d only just woken up, so it took me a while to work out what the headline meant. In case you can’t work it out either, highlight this space:

>[they mean rogue cop]<

I think I detect the clickety-clickety-click of a spell-checker at work.

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