aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

You know who could really use a copyeditor? Shakespeare!

Someone had fun imaging what might have happened if an overzealous copyeditor had gotten hold of Shakespeare.

The result begins:
"To be, or not to be: {COMMENT: Weak, confusing opening. Is something missing here? The thought seems unfinished.} that is the question: {COMMENT: Indirect. Why not get right to your main point?} Should I exist?"

To read more of this piece, click here. I just forwarded it to two of my copyeditors.

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