The following is an ad that appeared
four days in a row in a real-life
newspaper -- the last three hopelessly
trying to correct the first day's
MONDAY: For sale: R.D.
Jones has one sewing machine for sale.
Phone 948-0707 after 7 PM and ask for
Mrs. Kelly who lives with him cheap.
TUESDAY Notice: We regret
having erred in R.D. Jones' ad
yesterday. It should have read "One
sewing machine for sale cheap. Phone
948-0707 and ask for Mrs. Kelly, who
lives with him after 7 PM."
WEDNESDAY Notice: R.D. Jones has
informed us that he has received several
annoying telephone calls because of the
error we made in the classified ad
yesterday. The ad stands correct as
follows: "For sale: R.D. Jones has one
sewing machine for sale. Cheap. Phone
948-0707 after 7 PM and ask for Mrs.
Kelly who loves with him."
THURSDAY Notice: I, R.D. Jones, have
no sewing machine for sale. I smashed
it. Don't call 948-0707 as I have had
the phone disconnected. I have not been
carrying on with Mrs. Kelly. Until
yesterday she was my housekeeper but she