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Not long ago, the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Times Leader, which presumably employs editors and proof-readers, reported the wedding of Thomas Durkin and Mame Broody. According to the paper, the wedding party included people with names like Gloria Snockers, Lilac Arug, Amos Behavin, and Hugh G. Wrection.

At about the same time, the Columbia, South Carolina, Record published an employment agency’s classified as in the help-wanted section under “Secretary.” It read: “Several Positions w/Top Co. Screw Your Way to the Top!”

Both items were obviously the work of jokesters, the kind of thing newspapers hate, but Haydukers love.

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