Mighty Red Pen

February 18, 2008

Old editors never retire . . .

Filed under: At home with MRP,Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 9:08 am
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. . . they just erase away?

This little tidbit was overseen in the locker room at the pool at the retirement community where Mister MRP’s parents live. Note the extra is in the first sentence:

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But this was my favorite part:

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Note that some word nerd retiree (not retired word nerd!) has taken a pen to correct access of water to excess of water.

Apparently, compulsive proofreading is not something from which you can retire.

1 Comment »

  1. I’ve been sorely tempted to do that. Think I might go buy myself a mighty red pen and slash the world’s grammar! Or at least my little corner of it.

    Comment by Kasey — February 20, 2008 @ 2:54 pm | Reply


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