Metro headlines WTF?

This is going to come across like me doing a bad imitation of the Daily Fetch, but here goes…

Here’s the cover of the current Metro:

Really, Metro headline writer? You want to open up the can of worms that comes with trying to put Black English into print? In the front cover headline? In a way that’s so subtle a lot of people might just think you don’t know how to spell “tentacles”?

And here’s the cover of Metro from two weeks ago:

I’ve been thinking about this (obsessively) for two weeks, and I’m still not sure how to complete the thought in this headline. At least not in a way I’d be willing to print in Metblogs, let alone a print paper.

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