Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
4 burned in fiery dessert disaster: http://newser.me/jvCzlC
We've always found 'dessert'/'desert' to be the trickiest of homophones. In this case, the dessert disaster really was a dessert disaster, but we'll admit to clicking through to be sure. (Also: the dessert in question was bananas foster.)
Viperfish look as fearsome as they sound: http://on.natgeo.com/kfknV9
This would have to be pretty fearsome. Somehow, the viperfish managed to live up to expectations.
Do other countries have their own version of the "American Dream"? EXPLAINED: http://slate.me/mcvtri
Short answer: yes, but they don't call it the American dream. For the long answer, you can click through the link.
If the Post had found South Dakota's richest dog, you can bet this would have erupted into memedom.
Incredible wildlife photography award winners, otherwise known as "animals making unexpected friends": http://trov.es/mbu75S
As euphemisms go, this doesn't do much to spare the photographers' feelings. Might we suggest 'photogs' instead on 'animals'?