English In Use – ‘Salad Scream’

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.

An article in the Daily Star reports on the outrage by some UK customers to news that US food giant Heinz is to change the name of its salad cream to sandwich cream after 104 years. Their headline reads ‘Salad Scream!’


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