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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

curious headlines

Want to read this headline:

Unemployed man spent $2.1million on cars, strippers and parties following banking error?


Here's a few curious headlines 

To all those journalists, purported English speakers and those who think they have mastered English 
and the rest of us simple readers... 

Explain the pun:
1. Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
2. Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
3. Prostitutes Appeal to Pope 

4. Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over 
5. Teacher Strikes Idle Kids
6. Miners Refuse to Work after Death 

7. Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead 
8. Man Struck By Lightning Faces Battery Charge
9. Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges 
10. Kids Make Nutritious Snacks

Underline the ambiguous words in the following headlines

1a) Include your children when baking cookies.

1b) Drunks get nine years in violin case.

1c) Iraqi head seeks arms.

1d) Teacher strikes idle kids.

1e) Clinton wins budget - more lies ahead.

2a) New study of obesity looks for larger test group.

2b) Two sisters reunited after 18 years in checkout counter.

2c) If strike isn't settled quickly, it may last a while. 

2d) Couple slain - police suspect homicide. 

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