Category Archives: Copyediting

Missing Elderly

The electronic freeway sign said “MISSING ELDERLY GOLD TOYOTA AVALON.” It probably included a license number, but that’s all I had time to read as I sped by. Why would anybody steal an old car? I know, I know. The … Continue reading

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Please the Women’s

We had just pulled into the Holy Cross Cemetery in San Antonio for a family memorial service. My eagle-eyed sister spotted the restrooms. While she went into the ladies, I observed the 8½-by-11 printed-out sign on the facing door: “The … Continue reading

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