Blog Category: When Homer nodded. . .

The find-and-replace menace

OK. Don't pounce on me as if I advised you not to use find and replace. I agree that find and replace is an excellent Word tool for editors. But you should also remember that you are dealing with a machine. If you want to replace all -ize ending words with -ise...

need copyeditors

In his blog Ask the Agent, Andy Ross interviewed Mary Norris of the New Yorker. In a comment, one Ravikumar, apparently from my state, Tamil Nadu,  lamented that "we publish hundreds of weeklies and thousands of books every year. but there is no copy editor...

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