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Murder in the Tunnel

One day our local newspaper reported
a corpse was found and recovered from
a gigantic industrial funnel.
Corrected, the next day’s edition
read the corpse was murdered in
a large ceramic tile drainage tunnel.
Now, I don’t know what to think,
Not that it would make much difference,
for dead is dead, as I see it,
whether be a funnel or a tunnel.
I certainly hope the local investigators
are more careful with the "facts" they are telling
than the reporters are with initial spelling!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2021




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Date: 1/28/2021 7:20:00 AM
Hi L. This is a good entry for the contest. Situations like these occur often, and they are so sad—news reports do have typos in their headlines on occasion. Best wishes in the contest. Have a great day- Alexis
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/28/2021 8:36:00 AM
I just had some time on my hands! Thanks for the encouragement.