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Posted at 1:47 AM ET, 01/ 4/2011

Write your own headline

By Washington Post editors

UPDATE: We have a winner!

Our writers picked this headline, a play on the classic 1975 album by Bob Dylan:

@washingtonpost @PostLocal #Metroheadline "Sorry, Bob Dylan; That's Not Blood on the Tracks." than a minute ago via Echofon

Thanks to everyone who entered the #metroheadline contest! Here are a few goofy headlines from our staff:

"Taking the P-train"

"WMATA: Urine trouble"

"The yellow line"


UPDATE: Check out a few of the headlines we've received (below)

This Galaxy toilet at the Huntington Metro station might be a better place for Metro employees than their current choice of bathroom facilities. (Metro)

So many headlines. ... Ever wish you could write (or rewrite) the headlines you see in the news every day? Here's your chance.

Send us your best suggestion for this story about Metro employees' peculiar choice of bathroom facilities.

YOUR TAKE: How would you headline this story?

How would you headline this story? Tell us on Twitter by sending your idea to @PostLocal using #metroheadline.

We'll post the best ones (avoid raunchiness and you'll have a better chance of getting picked) and ask our Washington Post headline experts to pick the top winner. if you'd rather e-mail, send your entry to


Via email:

Metro Employees' Strange Bathroom Use Is Out Of (Or On) Pocket
-- Ben Wolff


Via Twitter:

@PostLocal #metroheadline ... Inspectors are taking the P out of Poket tracks ....less than a minute ago via web

#metroheadline @PostLocal "'Duty-Free' Status of DC Metro Tracks in Dispute"less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

@PostLocal DC Metro isn't out of ordure #metroheadlineless than a minute ago via web

@PostLocal Metro Rates #1 (And 2) With Train Operators #metroheadlineless than a minute ago via web

@washingtonpost @PostLocal #Metroheadline "Sorry, Bob Dylan; That's Not Blood on the Tracks." than a minute ago via Echofon

@PostLocal Short lived relief for Metro workers #metroheadlineless than a minute ago via web

By Washington Post editors  | January 4, 2011; 1:47 AM ET
Categories:  DC, Maryland, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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