As you may be aware, Apus is soon leaving for pastures new and he is currently enjoying a round of leaving dos.
Yesterday it was the turn of our esteemed freelancers to be taken to lunch – and I thought at the time that never before had I seen so many subs in one place. That led me to wonder what a good collective noun for a group of sub editors (or copy editors, if you prefer) might be. A proof of subs, perhaps? A correction of subs?
I don't want to leave our design colleagues out, so perhaps we should come up with a collective noun for them too. A scribble of designers? A scrawl of designers?
I'm sure your ideas will be better than mine...
The ambiguous Oxford comma
6 days ago