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 Post subject: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 12:14 pm 
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Does anyone else wonder why the copy editor from Monroe, La., who pointed this out doesn't get identified? It's not as though he/she has done anything wrong.


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 12:22 pm 
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Would have taken space from the obligatory Poynter comment. (grin)


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 12:45 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by SusanV:
Would have taken space from the obligatory Poynter comment. (grin)<hr></blockquote><p>
Ok, which one of you is going to tell the naïve foreigner what this 'Poynter institute' is?<p>J...


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 1:02 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Jason Walsh:
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Ok, which one of you is going to tell the naïve foreigner what this 'Poynter institute' is?<p>J...
<hr></blockquote><p>More than you will ever want to know about Poynter<p>It would be fair to say that many of us here consider it fairly irrelevant to our real world.


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 1:26 pm 
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The copy editor was just doing his or her job. There is no reason for public accolades.
If that copy editor wants to stop in here, though, we'll bake a cake.


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 2:12 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Jason Walsh:
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Ok, which one of you is going to tell the naïve foreigner what this 'Poynter institute' is?<p>J...
<hr></blockquote><p>I think it behooves new members occasionally to scan our archives and get up to speed on the basics.


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 Post subject: Re: toiling in anonymity
PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 5:13 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by blanp:
The copy editor was just doing his or her job. There is no reason for public accolades.
If that copy editor wants to stop in here, though, we'll bake a cake.
<hr></blockquote>Eh, hand 'em a coffee mug. Then tell 'em the rule about newbies makin' the coffee.


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