The find-and-replA/Ce menA/Ce continues…

I talked about it already (here). Without doubt, the find-and-replace option is a handy tool for a copy editor. Here is an example of another instance when the tool was used thoughtlessly. Long live copyediting!

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The find-and-replace menace

OK. Don't pounce on me as if I advised you not to use find and replace. I agree that find and replace is an excellent Word tool for editors. But you should also remember that you are dealing with a machine. If you want to replace all -ize ending words with -ise ending, you cannot … Continue reading The find-and-replace menace