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Attention Grabbers

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We live in an increasingly distracting world. Public speakers find that "attention grabbers" are useful and at times even necessary in getting their audiences to focus. Newspapers have to do this with headlines. Today I'm posting some headlines that grab the attention for one reason or another. I suspect that some of them were more arresting than the person writing them had hoped for, like the one on the right.

Here's one from this summer that makes you wonder if they understand what a tie is.

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Even an elementary school student could catch the typo in this one, if he or she has learned the ditty "Capital M, I S S, I S S...."

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I wonder if this is the first time this leader was referred to as he was in this headline....

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This is news?!

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I know scientists do some awfully strange things, but this defies any scientific method I've heard of.

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Would any seagull haters like to weigh in on this one?

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This woman has an unfortunate name to be in such a situation.

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Councilmen seem to face all sorts of difficulties, including being short on time....

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It's a shame this next victim was made to feel so small!

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Someone might want to warn this guy's new lawyer!

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Pesticides are not always effective, I guess.

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If you recognize the man in this article, contact the police right away!

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This article should help the police understand why some people aren't talking.

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It seems as if Elvis is not alone, wherever he is....

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Apparently the people of Plains, Georgia thought they had cause for great rejoicing!

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Here's an example of why you have to read beyond the headline and catch the by line (circled in yellow highlighter.)

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No good deed goes unpunished....

If you spot some good headlines, please send them my way! Any thoughts on today's headlines?

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"God knows what others need more than you do and why He's given you to them and them to you." - Chris Barney

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Rob

Just because I have a short attention span doesn't mean