Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Link roundup

A novel about a tough-guy copy editor. Yes, there is such a thing.

They're "white-bread" politicians, not "white-bred."
Although the latter is probably just as true as the former.

Watch those Jeopardy leads about Ken Jennings. Remember, it's answer, then question. And one had better answer the other.


At 7:36 PM, July 13, 2004, Blogger jann said...

From the "ooh, I've known some [fill in your favorite newsroom job title] like that" department:


When a detective questioning McMorrow about a recent fight learns that he's a copy editor, the detective is incredulous.

"Is that right?" the detective says. "What do you do if the writers spell a word wrong? Break their fingers?"

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Thanks for the tip, Nicole. Sounds like a cool book.


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