Monthly Archives: February 2022

No editors, no milkmen.

Once upon a time, newspapers were edited so the average reader — known in the trade as “the Kansas City milkman” — could understand a news story. Today, newspapers are not edited for the milkman since there are no editors and no milkmen. Thus, we get sentences like this one in a Boston Globe, Feb. 16, 2022 story about the pandemic’s effects on consumer spending: “It’s an example of cognitive… Read Article →