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'Done! We're now on Santa's 'nice' list.'
'I hope you don't mind, but I used the computer to remove all those age spots and that hideous mole you have.'
"Chaucer on lyne thrie."
"I like it - it's wonderfully editable."
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Princess and the Pea (before revision)
"Can you put more nudity in this?"
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'As editor, your first job will be to rewrite your resume.'
'I wasn't chewing it. I was editing it.'
"We believe that in a former life she was an editor."
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"Mind if I tweak it?"
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"Can you rewrite this in 3-D?"
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Brexit vs. the editor.
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Sylvia helped Robert to edit one of his memos.
Noah's Publisher: 'No, I'm not asking you to lie. I'm asking you to embellish the truth for the sake of marketing...'
'Great draft. It just needs a little exfoliation.'
"Can you come by Table Seven? They have some edits for the chicken."
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'Don't worry about those craters. Photoshop can take care of them."
Bookmore Publishing Co. Autobiography Editor - Embellish and De-Embellish.
'Once upon a time there was a really lousy editor name Sue. Sue was lazy and stupid, so she was fired, and her boss lived happily ever after. The end.'
'Uh, mom. That 'mole' on the photo that you've been trying to erase for the last five minutes is a squashed fly on the monitor.'
Some things Alice did in wonderland have been glossed over.
"I have a lot of really good ideas, but I just can't get them down on paper."
A writer sails on the water chased by editing shears.
Brevity-The Soul of Wit
'You always tell me not to lie, so I had to do some editing.'
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