Elements of style

I’ll tell you what’s been a joy to watch, has been the daily 350 or so p-1 words summing up each Sox game in Chi Trib by Dan McGrath.  It’s been a lovely thing, to see copy so clean and substantive, enough to make E.B. White and his mentor William Strunk Jr. stand up in their graves and say Yippee, this stuff has no needless words.  See today’s if you don’t believe it.

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