An excerpt from Washington Post writer Gene Weingarten’s ode to copyeditors:
“The inessentialness of copy editors is underscored by the advent of sophisticated spellchecking systems which have introduced a hole new level of error-free proofreading. No longer can we say that the editor’s penis mightier than the sword.”
I nearly did a Diet Coke spit take on my keyboard. Read the rest here.
[Hat tip to Common Sense Journalism]