very, very tired

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Comedy, Headlinese, Media, Words.

Album titles (or headlines) playing on "Straight Outta ________".

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"are your employees engaged?"

Posted on September 2nd, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Headlinese, Words.

enquires the technorati feed. Well, I don't know; usually we keep employees from talking about their personal lives, but if they're getting engaged, I think they should let us know, eventually.

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headless headline scribe sacked

Posted on August 16th, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Headlinese, Media, Words.

The New York Post has fired V.A. Musetto, who wrote the headline "Headless Body in Topless Bar", which ought to get him lifetime work, you would think.

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  • If I were granted the possibility of reading any present-day page -- this one, for example -- as it will be read in the year two thousand, I would know what the literature of the year two thousand would be like.
    - Jorge Luis Borges