Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sub-editors are born not made

Just now I walked past the room where the children are doing whatever it is they do on their mother’s laptop. Their mother is in Tashkent so I don’t care.

What I heard was the six-year-old telling the eight-year-old:
The full stop doesn’t go there.
And she would have been right.

1 comment:

Chad Taylor said...

Damn - I was hoping you'd had a commissioning editor.