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Some lesbians diagnosed with cancer after NUS professor’s lesbian = cancer comment

Some lesbians diagnosed with cancer after NUS professor’s lesbian = cancer comment

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Ailment spreads after he made that remark.

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Some lesbians around the world were diagnosed with cancer yesterday and today.

This after National University of Singapore Associate Professor Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, wrote last week that lesbians equal cancers.

Many Singaporeans interviewed said this is not a coincidence.

Tong Xing Lian, a local, said: “His comment gave me cancer.”

“This must be some kind of black magic sorcery. Singapore is such a modern society already, we cannot go back to the old days of practising witchcraft and getting caught up in superstitions.”

The Straits Times journalism faux pas fixed

The Straits Times journalism faux pas fixed

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With a bit of sorcery, The Straits Times managed to get the numbers right. Sort of.

Remember this original turd-like headline that came out fudging the figures for the number of commuters stranded?

Original headline stating plainly "hundreds of commuters stranded".

Several hours later, after a bit of realism was injected into the proceedings, the headline got updated to:

With a bit of sorcery, the numbers turned out to be right!

Wait a minute.

Shouldn’t 127,000 stranded commuters be more news worthy than an apologetic CEO? 127,000 is 12.7% of a million, you know? Dafuq?