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

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Subject: [Leica] newspaper screwup
From: hlritter at (Howard Ritter)
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 22:34:40 -0500
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Well, I expect this gives new relevance to the name of the newspaper...


On Dec 11, 2009, at 6:28 PM, Kevin Argue 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.
> Kevin Argue
> St. Catharines, Ontario
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