Monday, July 02, 2007


The vaunted fact-checking and copy-editing at The New Yorker aren't what they used to be. In a personal reminiscence focusing in large part on home carpentry and joinery, it was surprising to see "rabbit joint" when a "rabbet" is one of the elementary forms. This is the piece: Shalom Auslander, "Save Us," July 2, 2007, page 36.


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