THE STYLE IN­VI­TA­TIONAL

The Washington Post Sunday - - DIVERSIONS - BY PAT MY­ERS

In Week 1223 we asked you to tout an ac­tual mun­dane news­pa­per story, from The Post or else­where, as a sen­sa­tional one with a lurid-sound­ing head­line.

4th place

BABY BORN WITH 4-FOOT NECK IS AN IN­TER­NET SEN­SA­TION April the gi­raffe fi­nally gives birth (Kathy K. MacDon­ald, Columbia, Md., a First Of­fender)

3rd place TURKEY HEAD TRANS­PLANT FAILS

Pres­i­dent Er­do­gan re­tains, en­hances pow­ers (Dun­can Stevens, Vi­enna, Va.) 2nd place and the cro­cheted L-O-S-ER squares:

ROCK­ETS TAKE OUT AC­TIVE SHOOTER

Hous­ton over­comes 51 points from Rus­sell West­brook to beat Ok­la­homa City (Dave Ma­tuskey, Sacra­mento)

And the win­ner of the Inkin’ Me­mo­rial:

GOP CON­GRESS­MAN FOUND DEAD AF­TER CALL­ING FOR PRES­I­DENT’S IM­PEACH­MENT Obituary of Lawrence J. Ho­gan Sr., a House Water­gate Com­mit­tee mem­ber who called for Nixon’s im­peach­ment in 1974 (Jon Gearhart, Des Moines)

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