Friday, February 5, 2010

How to Meet Contractual Obligations

By hook or by crook—or more specifically, by redundancy—the author of the book I'm currently proofing has met the word-count requirement.

All 143 pages are peppered with this sort of writing:

". . . no longer a capability of that office anymore." And, "Yet the diplomatic corps is also greatly at fault as well.

This brings to mind the phrase, "the letter, if not the spirit."