Tuesday, June 13, 2006
First post: Welcome to The Desk
Welcome to The Desk, a blog for anyone interested in editing.

To get us started, copy editor Pam Nelson discusses this confusing headline in today's News & Observer. I reacted to the headline the same way Pam did: I read "lead" as a verb, not a noun. "Fear" has a similar ambiguity.
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  • At 8:25 AM, Blogger Phillip Blanchard

    It's good to have yet another editing site. We'll be following it. Thanks for the link.

  • At 11:32 AM, Anonymous Carol

    Note about musical choices listed...A Smiths song? My Girlfriend's In A Coma or Comma? Seems to fit an editor such as yourself.