Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/11

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Subject: [Leica] newspaper screwup
From: richard.lists at (Richard Man)
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 15:37:46 -0800
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I expect the photo to show up in at some points :-)

Or you can send it in :-)

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Kevin Argue <kargue at> wrote:
> For all those overworked understaffed newspaper types will take note of 
> this
> story
> from Monday's Peterborough(Ontario) Examiner. It seems the annual Santa
> Claus
> parade was taking place and the veteran staff photographer, which are few
> and far
> these days, was assigned to take some photos. During the parade of marching
> bands,
> Santa Claus and assorted floats, the photographer shot one float in
> particular. This
> was from the local Catholic High School and may have been done without
> permission of the
> School or school board. The float was a hot tub on a trailer with students
> in it. When it approched the photographer the male student leaped up in a
> school sports jersey and multicoloured, multicheckered boxer shorts. This
> picture appeared on the front page of the paper, on the Canadian Press wire
> service and a Toronto commuter morning paper. While the Catholic school
> board trustees were outraged, the biggest problem with the photo that was
> missed was
> that the students penis was hanging out! Newspaper cuts mean everyone 
> missed
> the problem.

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