I have trouble understanding headlines because they abuse ellipsis. Two examples: "Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan To Awkwardly Hug, High Five For Next Three Months" "Scores Dead as Fire Sweeps Through ...
Is there a specific term for when you combine two unrelated terms in a headline in order to grab attention? [closed]
Is there a specific term for when you combine two unrelated terms in a headline in order to grab attention? For example: Bolivian Kick Boxer Meets US Marine Or: Kickboxer Meets a Marine (1) ...
I’m not a native English speaker. I’ve noticed that in titles or headlines, many words often start with a capital letter while others are still lowercase. As an example, the title of my question ...
Today's BBC News web page has this headline: New era of five-yearly doctor checks starts There's a word that means "five-yearly": quinquennial. It's probably too long for headline writers and ...