Re: [MOL] Fwd: [teflfarmenglish] Headlines enlisted [00809] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Fwd: [teflfarmenglish] Headlines enlisted



DEAr Liz,

so very cute. Thank you. Have a great day. love and God Bless

marty and Barb

Elizabeth Patterson wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> I am on a list of "Teachers of English as a Foreign Language" I
> received the following today and I thought you all might find it
> amusing.
> Liz
> 
> >From: "Don and/or Jess" <dward@fc91.worldnet.fr>
> >To: <teflfarmenglish@onelist.com>
> >Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1999 13:03:06 +0100
> >X-Priority: 3
> >Mailing-List: list teflfarmenglish@onelist.com; contact
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> >Subject: [teflfarmenglish] Headlines enlisted
> >
> >From: "Don and/or Jess" <dward@fc91.worldnet.fr>
> >
> >Headlines have to be short, summing up the story in a nutshell. They
> >are written by tired overworked journalists who don't realise what
> >hilarious gems they are producing (or do they?). Often the humour
> >comes from a word which can be a noun or a verb e.g. 'waffles' in
> >#9.  Some words have more than one meaning e.g. 'case' in # 4.
> >Sometimes the headline is simply stating the obvious e.g. #2.
> >Don't worry you non-native teachers if you don't get all of them, I
> >am sure there are lots of native speakers who don't either. Write to
> >the list if you don't get any and someone will explain.
> >I think #14 is cute!
> >And all you tired busy teacher/mothers out there, don't forget #22
> >when you fell a little peckish.
> >
> >Hey, did you know I've been up for ages, since about 6am.
> >Don (found lying in bed)
> >
> >
> >    Best Headlines of the Year
> >
> >    1. Include Your Children When Baking Cookies
> >
> >    2. Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Experts Say
> >
> >    3. Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
> >
> >    4. Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case
> >
> >    5. Iraqi Head Seeks Arms
> >
> >    6. Prostitutes Appeal to Pope
> >
> >    7. Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
> >
> >    8. British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands
> >
> >    9. Teacher Strikes Idle Kids
> >
> >    10. Clinton Wins Budget; More Lies Ahead
> >
> >    11. Plane Too Close to Ground, Crash Probe Told
> >
> >    12. Miners Refuse to Work After Death
> >
> >    13. Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
> >
> >    14. Stolen Painting Found by Tree
> >
> >    15. Two Sisters Reunited after 18 Years in Checkout Counter
> >
> >    16. War Dims Hope for Peace
> >
> >    17. If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last a While
> >
> >    18. Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
> >
> >    19. Man Struck by Lightning Faces Battery Charge
> >
> >    20. New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
> >
> >    21. Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Space
> >
> >    22. Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
> >
> >    23. Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
> >
> >    24. Typhoon Rips through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
> >
> >
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