RE: "Tractor history put on page"

Subject: RE: "Tractor history put on page"
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: "'Michael West'" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 09:05:42 +1100

I wrote:
> When I first read the subject line, I thought, "Wow, that would be a
marvel of
> compression; how'd they manage that?"
>
> But when you read the story you find that it's actually 184 pages.

It is the curse of being a technical editor, by the way, that I will spend
the next couple of hours trying to decide whether that headline is an
example of metonymy or of synecdoche.

--
Mike West


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