Last week in podcast 1, I talked about the top two sources of grief for copyeditors. In podcast 2, I talk about the kinds of trouble we get into when we mess with other people’s prose.
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The podcasts were adapted from material I first presented in the Copyediting audio conference “The Subversive Copy Editor Takes Your Questions,” December 10, 2009 (© 2009, Copyediting), with the kind permission of the publishers; and from my own book, The Subversive Copy Editor, 2nd ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016).
And if you’re bothered by the copyeditor vs. copy editor issue, you can read about it here. (I’ll just assume you aren’t bothered by the singular they.)