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such a nasty woman | by maryann johanson

from Facebook: “is editors necessary?”

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  • Danielm80

    I’m assuming—or praying—the gaffe was a joke. I took it as a historical allusion:


  • Bluejay

    I think it’s highly possible this was intentional — and it answers its own question.

    “When it comes to proofreading,
    The red penis your friend.”
    — Taylor Mali, “The the impotence of proofreading”

  • RogerBW

    Yeah, the LRB has a good sense of humour.

    (Much prose fiction clearly isn’t proof-read in a traditional manner any more: if it passes the spell-check, it gets published.)

  • LaSargenta

    APRIL FOOL!!!!!!

  • I hope so. But as I noted in the Facebook comments of this post, the fact that we cannot really be sure is an indication that rampant grammar abuse is a problem.

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