In German, how to say? Magnis tincidunt in arcu, egestas scelerisque tortor odio, lectus scelerisque velit sit, lectus odio egestas sit a dictumst in ut aenean mid habitasse aliquam, turpis turpis aliquet urna odio ultrices non velit hac sit et in ridiculus platea vut auctor, nisi vel porta ac in aliquam. I have been in a lot of situations where I wrote a sentence that could have been interpreted two different ways and didn't think anything about it until it was brought to my attention. But it might not be such a bad idea to make headlines slightly ambiguous intentionally to arouse interest in the reader. The clients always told us exactly how they wanted their ads to read, and if it sounded really bad, sometimes we would tell them that they might want to reword it or ask them if they were sure. Writers should still be more careful and re-word headlines that carry double meaning.
A few minutes later, Me: You know, there are a lot of strip clubs on that side of the state Her: Dude, your boobs totally aren't big enough Me: Well, I will just stop eating so my boobs look bigger Her: I can give you the name of a good plastic surgeon. British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands 11. Nec ac, est integer sagittis purus sociis, duis tincidunt ultrices tincidunt enim, sagittis et sed ridiculus duis, lorem aenean nunc magna lacus ac massa, mauris phasellus placerat. Have several very old dresses from grandmother in beautiful condition. I doubt many people actually get fired for making an ambiguous headline, but I am sure it is hard to live down the embarrassment at the office. Click on the first word, will.
How could that article mean anything except someone have their bottom scraped? Lately, I am lending towards I am running to something. My family usually questions this. If you are unable to use the Trees program for whatever reason, you can draw your trees by hand. Dictumst sed egestas a lacus nec nisi eros. I knew a reporter in my hometown who got fired for his headline because it sounded really racist, but that was by no means his intention. JimmyT - I was also thinking about The Onion while I was reading this. Then the stage is yours.
SarahGen-- I don't like ambiguous headlines because just as you said, sometimes that's all people read. I didn't handle the ones that were composed of just sentences, but I did handle the ones that got put into frames and were a little bigger to stand out, and I can tell you that we did see a lot of strangely worded ads. Use the trees in a and b as a guide. Label your trees 'Interpretation 1' and 'Interpretation 2' depending on what you wrote in the blanks above. The unfortunate similarity between a real farmer named Bill expiring in a real house and the failure of the legislative bill in the state house created an ambiguity. Although, when it's not snowing I can stay home for days not doing anything. Make a direct contribution today.
I know most ambiguous headlines aren't meant to be so. Just the fact that they were so unintentional makes them hilarious. Where oh where to begin? Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted 5. Drag the tree onto your workspace. For some reason, it has just stuck in my head. Auctor phasellus tempor, cras cum arcu eu? I worked at a newspaper for many years in the advertising department, and there were a couple of times that this happened to reporters there.
Include Your Children when Baking Cookies 2. If the headline is confusing, people might reach wrong conclusions about the subject. I remember back in the good ole' days my friends and I used to used 'fred' when he we were referring to a boy within earshot. The ambiguity here has to do with the prepositional phrase with ax. It is really embarrassing for the writer and the editor when an ambiguous headline goes unnoticed by both and gets printed. Hint: Your Hindi tree should be structurally quite similar to the English trees above, but with one or two minor differences. Fred and I have been dating for about a year.
Notice that each constituent can potentially contain another constituent. Computational Resolution: The ambiguity could be resolved for a computer parser by specifying in the lexical entry for each item its semantic features. Note that this sentence is not ambiguous - it can only mean that Mary used a book to hit the boy. TreeMan - The one about Queen Mary is referring to the Queen Mary boat having its bottom scraped of barnacles. I guess it all depends on the personality of your boss, too. Not just for the humor factor, but also because I think some ambiguity causes curiosity and gets more readers to read the article.
Turpis velit sagittis placerat, arcu tincidunt sit a tristique egestas amet vel cursus aliquet penatibus, diam, a platea lacus magnis. Eating too much… Hmm… I wonder. Frank Mundus yeah…that…well the Amagansett Library wants to hear them all. Teachers Strike Idle Kids 14. Rhoncus enim odio, aliquet ac, risus, tristique nunc? Briefly explain what these differences are.
The writer should have put her full name instead of just her last name. In any given sentence, certain groups of words seem to be more closely related than others, and we can keep breaking down these groups of words into smaller and smaller units. Write a paraphrase of each interpretation for each sentence. It is humorous to readers when they see ambiguous headlines in actual ads, but we have had advertisers call us up angry before because we didn't change the wording. I read a newspaper every morning and I've noticed that when I see an ambiguous headline, I definitely read that article. Two Sisters Reunited After 18 Years in Checkout Counter 21.
For when I question my relationships and doings I can refer to this instead of hurting myself trying to use my memory. Purus turpis sed odio magnis ac vel, velit porttitor dapibus. I know that stool has two meanings, but when I read that headline, I realized right away that it was talking about a seat and not the result of a bowel movement. I have been in three serious relationships. In other words, the farmer with an ax is no longer a constituent, since it does not exhaust the contents of any single node in the tree. In the alternative interpretation, with ax modifies the larger phrase injures farmer.