Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Angering the umpire


I can’t imagine there are many writers that would send a note like this to the copy editors, let alone do it publicly (warning: language).

You know that pitch perfect phrasing in that sentence guaranteed to win you a Pulitzer? After that wonderful tirade you threw the last time I edited your copy, let’s see how much you love it when I introduce you to Mr. Semicolon and Mr. Parenthetical editor’s note.

(Ht: Jonathan Last)

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