Ha! NY Post URL says ‘no more penis jokes’; Weiner headline says otherwise

The url for the @nypost‘s “Weiner’s running for erection” story contains the words “no more penis jokes”. So, is today’s headline the end?

— Zack Hutchins (@Z_Hutch) May 15, 2013

Say it ain’t so!

The New York Post is reporting that Anthony Weiner could announce his bid for NYC mayor as early as next week. Take a close look at the article’s URL:


Gasp! No more … penis jokes? It’s like we don’t even know you anymore, New York Post!

But fear not, Post fans. Breathe a sigh of relief and feast your eyes on the print edition. Because “Seriously, Weiner to seek erection.”

Actual NY Post print headline twitter.com/jorcohen/statu… (via @jorcohen)

— Alana Horowitz (@achorowitz) May 15, 2013

The online version of the article still includes “no more penis jokes” in the URL, but the headline and text? All. Penis. Jokes.

Actual NY Post headline: “Weiner to seek erection, will announce bid for mayor” nypost.com/p/news/local/n… CC @romenesko twitter.com/J_Piekarski/st…

— Jake Piekarski (@J_Piekarski) May 15, 2013

Wiener seeks erection, eh? Well it’s about time! @nypostow.ly/l3aXR twitter.com/MIKE_T_BONE/st…

— Col. Maximus T. Bone (@MIKE_T_BONE) May 15, 2013

Careful there, Post editors! You’re upsetting readers.

@nypost screwed up on their article about Weiner seeking ELECTION…not..erection. instagram.com/p/ZVmwFgxige/

— Jade_Li (@IAMJADELI) May 15, 2013

Heh. Don’t ever change, New York Post headline writers. Keep ‘em coming!

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/15/ha-url-for-ny-posts-weiner-article-says-no-more-penis-jokes-headline-says-otherwise/

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