Thursday, July 1, 2010


(Image from dlisted)

And a bravo for this one I (which I first heard about on Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me): Woman in sumo wrestler suit assaulted her ex-girlfriend in gay pub after she waved at man dressed as a Snickers bar (online version of story here, but with simpler headline).

Surprisingly, this is not a crashblossom. This headline, as far as I can tell, means exactly what you think it means on the first read. The linguistics question, which is completely obvious, of course, is why did the headline author feel that "Snicker's bar" was the only NP that needed an article?

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