A selection of headlines from stories in the news.  They use English in a way that you might think is intended to confuse, but it’s all perfectly clear to the native speaker.

Ashes to Dashes in The Sun Newspaper.

This is the headline for a story about actor Dean Andrews, one of the stars of the hit BBC television crime series Ashes to Ashes.  He is pictured in training in Leeds for a 10k charity run in aid of the  children’s medical research charity Sparks. The word “dashes”, as in running, has replaced “ashes”.  The phrase “Ashes to ashes” is usually recited at funerals though, I just hope he’s fit.