In article <g5WdnVEORezcIN7GnZ2dnUU7email@example.com>,
Mark Brader <***@vex.net> wrote:
>> The caption writer on the Lost Coast Outlook hit it big
>> this morning:
>> Humboldt District Attorney's Office Seeking Two Women
>> with Outstanding Warrants
>I think you're making a distinction without a difference. The DA's
>office has physical possession of the warrants, so they are "with"
>the warrants in one sense; but if a warrant exists to arrest someone,
>the person is described as a person "with a warrant (on them)", so
>"with" also works in that reading.
In old-style Headlinese, where space is at a premium, you might have
HED: Women Sought by Humboldt DA
DEK: Warrants outstanding for both on charges of [crime]
But that style of headline is "not SEO-friendly" as they say, so
nowadays headlines are less compressed.
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