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.

A troupe of thirsty morris dancers were barred from a pub in England because the jingling bells on their clogs breached a ban on music in the inn.  

Fifteen morris dancers walked into the Swan & Three Cygnets in historic Durham city, after entertaining shoppers and tourists for an hour in sweltering sunshine, but when a pub worker saw some of the performers were wearing clogs bearing clusters of bells, the dancers were given their marching orders as the pub does not allow music.

Hells bells, is something you might say when something confuses or annoys you.

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