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    Best outrunners

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    The narrator says, "Best outrunners."

    I am wondering why there isn't a "the" before "Best outrunners", i.e. "The best outrunners".

    I think it is necessary because
    "the best outrunners" indicates the top five runners on the screen.

    What do you think? Is the reason that this is a title, so "the" can be omitted?
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    Re: Best outrunners

    The narrator says The best outrunners, but she barely articulates the first word.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Best outrunners

    I don't think she says the at all.

    Your idea that the is omitted because it's meant as a title is correct.

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    Re: Best outrunners

    I've listened to it two more times. I hear Th'best outrunners.
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