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A Denver Post headline asks: Does crack kill -- or does it smell?

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Headlines don't get much funnier than one a reader spotted last night on the Denver Post's website. At this writing, it declares: "Cop Makes Arrest in Bathroom After Smelling Crack."

As of now, three readers have commented on this Associated Press item, about a Maryland deputy who arrested a man at a gas station after the scent of crack cocaine tickled his nostrils -- and one of them pinpoints the banner's conundrum. The remark reads, "You have to admit it is a great headline. Obviously a(n) AP staffer with either a good sense of humor or no clue."

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