“You can have friends or you can correct people’s grammar.”
—Mary Norris, The New Yorker’s famed copy queen in “The Comma Queen and the Internet’s Copy Chief on What Matters to a Copy Editor,” Literary Hub, May 1, 2019.
• Editorial Comment: Throw Gramma from the train a kiss.
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“I don’t think writers are sacred, but words are. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.” —Tom Stoppard