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Funny story: Survey shows that news articles which explain everything in a long drawn-out headline are more likely to draw readers than short or punny headlines

Survey shows that news articles which explain everything in a long drawn-out headline are more likely to draw readers than short or punny headlines

A survey by the Gatherers of Useless Newspaper Trivia (GUNT) have found that headlines which explain an entire story in its headline are more eye-catching than similar articles with shorter headlines. To test this, identical stories with different...
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Funny story: Retro vs Current Headlines and Signs

Retro vs Current Headlines and Signs

Sent by the senile pensioner who just will not stop sending this rubbish in. 1954: Average House prices now up to £1.900.00 2011: Average house prices fall to £228,095.00 1946: Cost of a Ford Anglia rises to a staggering £293.00 2011: Cost of a Ford Fiesta now from £9,495.00 1954: Her Royal Majesty the Queens estimated worth now £15,000,000 2011: Her Royal Majesty the Queens estimated...
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Funny story: Blues of the World

Blues of the World

Henry Ulysses is looking for work as of next week after learning that his job at the UK's biggest Sunday newspaper, News of the World, has come to an end. "It's going to be a Sadderday without a Pun Day," said Ulysses. "It'll probably be a Moan Da...
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Funny story: Sunday Tabloids ALL Run Fictional Headlines! - Lack Of Real News Cited

Sunday Tabloids ALL Run Fictional Headlines! - Lack Of Real News Cited

You couldn't make it up! Every single one of Britain's notorious red top Sunday tabloids, with one single exception, has led today with a totally fictional headline! In an unprecedented move, a number of editors issued a joint statement expressing...
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Funny story: Short Headline Shortage!

Short Headline Shortage!

In a shocking revelation it was revealed and reviled today that all the short headlines for stories on the Spoof, a popular satirical website, have been used up. "I am flabbergasted," said editor-in-handkerchief, Mark Lowton. "I checked all the he...
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Funny story: Can you 'lawfully' kill someone in England? Headlines ARE 'grabbing' readers.

Can you 'lawfully' kill someone in England? Headlines ARE 'grabbing' readers.

Taxi driver Derrick Bird unlawfully killed the 12 victims he shot dead in Cumbria before he committed suicide, an inquest jury has ruled. I have just read the above headline on an onsite English newspaper and must admit to not having read the whole story. The headline 'grabbed' me as we are encouraged to do with our own stories....let the headline grab 'em. I am not commenting on the stor...
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Funny story: Unintentionally Humerous Newspaper Headlines - 2

Unintentionally Humerous Newspaper Headlines - 2

Some are just slips of the tongue: Grandmother of eight makes hole in one Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing Police begin campaign to run down jaywalkers House passes gas tax onto senate Stiff opposition expected to casketless funeral plan Two convicts evade noose, jury hung William Kelly was fed secretary Milk drinkers are turning to powder Safety experts say school...
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Yesterday, President Obama was refused entry into a restaurant for not wearing a tie and later fined for double parking and... ordered to return his library books... and thrown off a tram...and...

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