The editor’s penis not sword any longer

Gene Weingarten – Yanks Thump Sox – washingtonpost.com

“The inessentialness of copy editors is underscored by the advent of sophisticated spellchecking systems which have introduced a hole new level of error-free proofreading. No longer can we say that the editor’s penis mightier than the sword. The sword’s main foe is a computer now, and the computer is up to to the task.”

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