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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} The headline is the text indicating the nature of the article below it.

The large type front page headline did not come into use until the late 19th century when increased competition between newspapers led to the use of attention-getting headlines.

It is sometimes termed a news hed, a deliberate misspelling that dates from production flow during hot type days, to notify the composing room that a written note from an editor concerned a headline and should not be set in type.

Headlines in English often use a unique set of grammatical rules known as Headlinese.

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