The strain of achieving perfection for an eagle-eyed audience of one’s peers must be enormous. After all, what excuse can there be for a misspelled word or misplaced apostrophe when you run a publication called Copyediting? Yet, as terrible as it is, there’s something ridiculously satisfying about spotting a typo in an article devoted to the most efficient ways to catch typos.
Earlier on JimRomenesko.com:
* Blogger points out copyediting errors and gets hired
* The lonely life of the lowly copy editor
* “My first day as a copy editor was a shock”