Thought you heard some bloomers of late? Here are a couple, from the official statements or documents of renowned people...
If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record. [Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman]
Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances. [Department of Social Services, Greenville, South Carolina]
Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. [Brooke Shields]