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.


The Sun’s headline of ‘Amazing Artist’s Wire Chickasso’ refers to a picture story about a chicken bird sculpture made entirely from chicken wires by Australian artist Ivan Lovatt. The headline word ‘Chickasso’ is used as play on the name of the famous artist Pablo Picasso.