Thanks for putting your styleguide online as a copy editor it is a very helpful document for me. I believe, though, that I found a typo in the entry for ancestor.
Energy Secretary proudly admits: “I am a nerd” While many of President Barack Obama’s cabinet secretaries zoom around the nation’s capital in black sedans, Chu will occasionally pull into Energy Department headquarters on his bike, with his security detail peddling close behind.
Your story today on Energy Secretary Steven Chu riding to work on his bike, “with his security detail peddling close behind,” leave the reader wondering what the Secret Service is peddling. Energy efficient light bulbs, perhaps? Come on, writers and editors, open the dictionay and remember the homonyms you learned in 5th grade. Bikes aren’t peddled except by salesmen. Rab
EU sees tighter budgets when recovery takes hold “Most definitely we need to get back on a sustainable track of fiscal policy eventually, but I think 2009 is definitely still too early to start reigning in public spending,” Borg said.
In your lead story at 11:15 am today it should be reining, not reigning. Bertha
Ecuador vows tougher line on oil companies Ecuador has no significant production of precious metals, but foreign companies like Kinross Gold and Corriente Resources have found world-class deposits in the country’s Amazon juggle.
I suspect you meant “jungle.” A.T.
Sloppy editing on all counts. We fixed, of course, but not before readers noticed: GBU Editor
Racial ruling looms large for Sotomayor
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the first Hispanic nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has been praised as a trailblazer in her field but race-based hiring practices will likely loom large at her confirmation hearings.
Wall St Week Ahead: Positive data needed to lift stocks
DUDE, YOU’RE GETTING DELL’S RESULTS
Also on the docket for next week is Dell Inc. The No. 2 PC maker said on Thursday that it is still cautious about corporate technology spending, but plans to make acquisitions and aggressively pursue enterprise customers in an attempt to win back market share in the United States.