Authenticity doubtful, but funny nevertheless ---
The following is an ad from a real-life newspaper, which appeared four days ina row - the last three hopelessly trying to correct the first day's mistake.
MONDAY: For sale: R.D. Jones has one sewing machine for sale. Phone 948-0707after 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 shouldhave read "One sewing machine for sale cheap. Phone 948-0707 and ask for Mrs.Kelly, who lives with him after 7 P.M."
WEDNESDAY: Notice: R.D. Jones has informed us that he has received severalannoying telephone calls because of the error we made in the classified adyesterday. The ad stands correct as follows: "For sale -- R.D. Jones has onesewing 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 haven't beencarrying on with Mrs. Kelly. Until yesterday she was my housekeeper but she quit"