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.
Having a Laugh
by Patrick O’Connor
HE was falling. Not flying, falling. No wings, just outstretched arms desperately seeking something to hold on to.
Below him was a big black hole. He was falling towards it and he was screaming. Screaming so loud that he thought his lungs would burst. But the fall went on and on and there didn’t seem to be an end to it.