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Headline

A brief statement at the beginning of an article, usually in larger type than the rest of the article, that describes what the article will state. Headlines are often abbreviated and may be deliberately sensational, especially in tabloids. A famous example of a headline occurred during the Great Crash in 1929, when Variety magazine reported, "WALL ST. LAYS AN EGG."
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English newspaper headlines represent interesting examples of language applicability that have to be doubled by special training in a wide range of skills to deduce the rules of headlines handling and to use these rules in seeking out meanings.
Despite newspaper headlines screaming of a slowdown in the housing market, New York City brokers say business here is good, as investors make a sharp exit from the scene leaving serious buyers to look for home, sweet homes.
From the perspective of newspaper headlines, judicial activity on the education front was uncharacteristically unspectacular last year.
They fully engage our ability to multitask, whether we're reading the imagery (and mentally translating it back into newspaper headlines or sports-magazine stories), following the dissolution of the subject into luscious pools of pattern and paint, or doing both at the same time.
Newspaper headlines scream, "No mercy!" Today, learning the ways of the large-hearted seems counter-cultural, almost subversive.
Set in San Francisco during 1853, it follows the wide-eyed exploits of an enthusiastic young man whose pasttimes include shouting the latest newspaper headlines from a street corner, and tracking down a gold miner who has gone missing.
Goddard comes off as a self-centered, shallow person who cared only about honors and newspaper headlines. Maybe that's what he was, but wasn't there some sense of adventure in his heart as well?
Newspaper headlines touted the transaction as the largest sum of money ever paid for a residential property in Sarasota County.
When the president of Mexico does it, however, it generates a church-state controversy that dominates newspaper headlines.
If it weren't for bad news, we'd get no news at all--a sentiment echoed by many workers in the long-term care industry as they read newspaper headlines across the country.
On March 13, 2002, newspaper headlines declare that a late night resolution has been approved by the United Nations Security Council backing the creation of a Palestinian state for the first time.
Newspaper headlines around the world boldly declaring the latest IMF or OECD macroeconomic forecast.