There’s something fishy about this headline. It’s about 2/3rds of the way down. I didn’t know that Star Trek had an Episode IV. Thank you cetroyer for pointing this one out.
Headlines that are misleading, worded incorrectly, or just plain silly are filed into this category.
I started a new series called Misleading Headlines to bring to light my annoying attention to detail. Read on for the first headline. Did you come here to learn about pullout methods? So what exactly are the pullout methods? How to pullout of Iraq? How to get out of a parking lot? How to use …
Did my poor headline scare you? It’s really talking about the recent stock-market drop. Did my headline deceive you? I apologize. I was merely trying to bring attention to what a poorly worded headline can accomplish. Within this post, I will show three examples of poorly worded headlines and what they actually meant.