"The Elf Who Dropped Acid And Jousted a Car": Here Are The Best Headlines of the Week 7 years ago

"The Elf Who Dropped Acid And Jousted a Car": Here Are The Best Headlines of the Week

Headline writing is largely regarded as being a skill that can entice an audience to click into an article or create a conversation.

And that’s exactly what these have done! In this feature, we’re taking a look at some of the most unusual headlines that made their way online during the week.

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Here are some of our favourites from the week that was:

1. Kron 4

"Authorities say a man stole a New York City bakery truck and began delivering loaves of bread to random businesses" writes Kron.

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2. Vocativ

"Konrad McKane takes live-action role-playing very seriously, which means he sometimes mistakes cars for the Dark Lord of Middle Earth and vanquishes them with his sword" writes Vocativ.

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3. News Channel

"An Oklahoma police department has been humiliated in a very public way. Someone targeted the police department through Google" writes News Channel.

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4. ABC News

"Australians call tiny swimming trunks "budgie smugglers," but the term might have new meaning after customs officials at Sydney's airport said Wednesday that they found 16 wild-bird eggs in the crotch of a passenger's pants" writes AP.

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5. Express

"A WOMAN told yesterday how she said a last goodbye to her beloved tabby after he had been run over – only to find she had buried the wrong cat" writes the Express.

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