Dare to compare

July 17, 2008 at 2:03 pm 5 comments


I had some fun earlier this week when one area rag cut some copy editing corners, resulting in a headline hee hee.
This morning I’m doing something similar with a blotter item  – only don’t wait for the hee hee. It’s not coming.

Laziness like this – and on a damn blotter item – is just aggravating as hell.
But, hey, I haven’t finished my coffee yet, so maybe it’s just me …

Exhibit A:

Exhibit B:

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5 Comments

  • 1. Type Writer  |  July 17, 2008 at 6:28 pm

    Shouldn’t “copy editing” be hyphenated in this context? I’ll defer to your expert opinion, of course 🙂

    TW

  • 2. lifeisacookie  |  July 17, 2008 at 7:12 pm

    Why, you must be referring to the apparent compound modifier in the first graph!! Yes?

  • 3. Noni  |  July 18, 2008 at 1:53 am

    If I’m the paper on top, I’m embarassed

  • 4. Type Writer  |  July 18, 2008 at 3:59 am

    Why, you must be referring to the apparent compound modifier in the first graph!! Yes?

    Yes, indeedy. I was tweaking you since you were tweaking The Local Rag; I figured turnabout is fair play, right? 🙂

    TW

  • 5. lifeisacookie  |  July 18, 2008 at 12:11 pm

    always!



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