Here’s the headline as posted:
“RPT-UPDATE 1-California rejects budget fix, fiscal future cloudy”
Let’s see … 3 fs in that headline … do we hear 4? 5? more?
How about this:
“Bear Flag State forsakes finances, fiscal future foggy”
alliteration. noun. the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter, as in apt alliteration’s artful aid; the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word group either with the same consonant sound or sound group (consonantal alliteration), as in from stem to stern, or with a vowel sound that may differ from syllable to syllable (vocalic alliteration), as in each to all.
Get it? Got it. Good!