File this under the “Well, they said it” category.
Front page headline of The Sun today: (their line breaks)
woman [sic - CA] with
like for her
In other words, the last thing the Queen wants is The Sun. Yes?
(And of course what she actually said - as the story text notes - was “A nice sunshiny day, that would be nice.” Or it might have been sun-shiny - there’s a line break in it. Or sun-shiney? Sunshiney? Oh hell. And as for that “What does woman with”, if they’d done “the woman with” it would have bashed into her hat, which wouldn’t have respectful, y’know.)
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- Spot the connection (3 April 2005; score: 35.29%)
- Two examples of hoked-up stories, and a third of amazing PR (23 November 2004; score: 31.15%)
- Bad form, BBC, re the bloggers (26 June 2008; score: 26.76%)