BBC

There’s something weirdly cute about the BBC News website’s five word headlines, shorn as they are of all context, adverbs and, frequently, pronouns. One of today’s is my new favourite:

UN begins quake vaccination drive

I didn’t know you could be vaccinated against earthquakes! Isn’t progress great?

One Response

  1. Adriano
    Adriano November 12, 2005 at 10:49 pm | | Reply

    No, no, no! It’s very clear that the newspiece is about vaccinating quakes. Possibly against avian flu?

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