The Right Kind of Vandalism

MEDIA MUCKRAKING

NYTimes videoWho among us has not fought off the urge to aggressively edit the flagrant violations of spelling, grammar and clarity all around us? The New York Times recently posted a video story on one “vigilante copy editor” who gave in to his/her compulsion, “correcting grammar on placards in the sculpture garden of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.”

Hear hear. And would that we all should make the world a better place for those who prize exact language like mathematicians prize exact numbers and formulas, like musicians prize exact notes and tempos…

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