I have another book by Denys Parsons, called “Can it be True?” Here are some of the typos and other mistakes from this book.
Magazine story: “Heavens, I am thirty” she said “Please get me a drink”
Announcement: Mr & Mrs Smith of Dukes Hill are the parents of any baby girl born on Thursday.
Announcement: Mr & Mrs J. Brown are rejoicing over an eight pound daughter, their sixth child since last Saturday.
Sports report: At the start of the race Yale went out in front. It had a half mile lead after the first quarter of a mile.
Advertisement: The troupes of monkeys are guaranteed to keep the audience laughing, riding bicycles and balancing on huge balls.
Advertisement: Come in your thousands, the hall holds five hundred.
Advertisement: Wanted – Smart young man for butchers. Able to cut, skewer and serve a customer.
Cafe menu: Pickled pork or boiled rabbi – £2.60
Service sheet: HYMN 236 “Stand up stand up for Jesus” (Congregation seated)
Short story: They looked out of the window as the train drew into Crewe station. “Hull!” they all cried “we’re there”