things i wish i had said, part 90

“It is a feeling that every copy editor knows. You bolt upright out of a deep sleep at 3 a.m., eyes wide open, and you say to yourself, Did I misspell ‘Kyrgyzstan’ last night? And nine times out of 10, you can go back to sleep comfortably knowing … that you did.”

— David Vescey, New York Times copy editor

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