Thanks to the comedians in the Oklahoman‘s editorial board, their “Scissortails” collection is becoming my Saturday morning laugh track.
Today it was this gem:
If you click on the image you’ll get a larger version, where the joke will be more obvious — if you are at all familiar with Oklahoma City’s lovely Union Station. Because you won’t recognize the place.
That’s because the drawing is of Kansas City’s “Union Station” — another lovely building, to be sure. New York City also has a nice place they call Union Station — as do dozens if not hundreds of other American cities. See, there used to be this train company called … ah, never mind, let’s get back to the comedy.
Here’s a close up of the big fat stupid error from the brain trust at OPubCo:
Finally, here’s a photo of the actual Union Station in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which sits just blocks from the building housing the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
And a close up of the building’s historic site plaque.
Thanks to Tom Elmore for providing the location of the station in the Oklahoman’s drawing.