Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Eye OK This --- Day 4/338

Walk: Lamp Store
Distance: 2 miles and small home yoga

Darn, according to Mary Norris*,  it's a position that only exists at The New Yorker.  Page OK'er. Ciwt would so like to have one of those to OK all her CIWTs and other writings she sends out from her computer.

Oh boy, does Ciwt ever value correct punctuation, correct grammar and absolutely correct spelling. But maybe you don't believe her because when you read CIWT it can be filled with inaccuracies in one, if not all, those departments.

It is not for lack of trying on Ciwt's part that they are there.  Well, sometimes, if she just wants to quickly publish the first draft and clean things up later.  But at some point she usually re-reads for errors.  Even after that, still!!**, there can be those pesky inaccuracies that her Page OK'er would find if The New Yorker hadn't cornered the market on them.

*Mary Norris, Between You & Me, Confessions of a Comma Queen   (Delightful reading if you care about comma's).
** Incorrect punctuation, but Ciwt likes it.

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