Copy Editors Quotes

Quotes tagged as "copy-editors" (showing 1-2 of 2)
Mary Norris
“I always forget that, in the popular imagination, the copy editor is a bit of a witch, and it surprises me when someone is afraid of me....Relax, I want to say. I don't make a habit of correcting people in conversation or in print--unless it's for publication and they ask for it, or I'm getting paid.”
Mary Norris, Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen