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It's In the Title

25 Mar 2021 11:39PM   Views : 551 Unique : 396

I like snappy titles to my pictures, or indeed blogs, when I think of something quirky I sometimes wonder if anyone ever picks it up, or is it just for me to enjoy a bit of a twinkle of mischief....So I'm going to have a look at some images that have titles that I've half inched from something or other- very often song titles, or a play on them. As Graham Williams (ex-producer of Doctor Who in the Tom Baker days) once said - we only use original ideas - other people's original ideas.

We Three, song title
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Oh my giddy aunt, old phrase often used by Pat Troughton as Doctor Who
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Little Dog's Day, title of book by Jack Trevor Story
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The curious case of the countless clues, episode title from The Avengers
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Red Lips, song by The Village Voices, 1959
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A Whiter Shade of Pale, song title
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The Lion Sleeps Today, parody of song title
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Sisters, song title
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You Put Your Right Leg In.....
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Take Three Girls, after the BBC TV series
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Happy Days, after the TV series
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The Sleeper, after the film title
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Cheeky Blinders, a parody of the TV series
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Deep Purple, after the rock band
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Soap, after the TV series
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Well, it's a bit of fun even if it only amuses me.....

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dflory Avatar
27 Mar 2021 10:23AM
You are not alone John, I also think the title is important if you are displaying something.
I sometimes ponder for quite a while trying to think of an appropriate title when uploading anything.
I am also a great believer in adding some context in the description.
I like to know at least the location, and maybe story, behind an image.
It all adds value to the viewing experience. (I can't believe I just used that phrase) 😂
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