English in the News – Grim Sleeper

A headline from the Sun “Grim Sleeper” warns us that people who suffer from insomnia carry an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke. The headline is a play on the words “Grim Reaper”, a term used to describe death, who is often portrayed in the form of a cloaked skeleton wielding a large […]

Best Ever Headlines

Hmm – You’d think that people who are paid to write could do better:- Include Your Children When Baking Cookies Something Went Wrong In Jet Crash, Expert Says Police Begin Campaign To Run Down Jaywalkers Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted Drunk Gets Nine Months In Violin Case Survivor Of Siamese Twins […]