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Last updated on August 10th, 2017 at 10:21 am

Meet Business Week bigshot Charles S. DuBow,  who ain’t happy with the copy desk. I hope we are clear on this.

Posted by Tim B. on 04/24/2006 at 11:44 AM
    1. What I like is the notion that “I rule, unless I stuff up, in which case you’d better cover my ass.”

      (BTW: What the hek is a dek?)

      Posted by Challeron on 2006 04 24 at 12:24 PM • permalink


    1. Thursday is Take Your Child to Work Day. You have 72 hours, copy desk.

      Posted by chinesearithmetic on 2006 04 24 at 12:26 PM • permalink


    1. “The reason I am here to do replicate the success I had at”

      Nope, no copyediting needed there, sir.

      Posted by m on 2006 04 24 at 12:55 PM • permalink


    1. From

      Definition: Dek is basically a subhead that accompanies a headline. It is a one or two line summary about a story.

      Also Known As: blurb


      Hed: 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory
      Dek: These everyday activities can help you retain more now!

      Posted by ErnieG on 2006 04 24 at 01:38 PM • permalink


    1. What a positively astounding bag O’douche that guy is!

      Someone should dek him. (Maybe a punch in the hed?)

      Posted by Bill Spencer on 2006 04 24 at 01:51 PM • permalink


    1. #3, m,  I love irony.

      The guy could use a Dale Carnegie course.

      Posted by saltydog on 2006 04 24 at 04:03 PM • permalink


    1. It’s official.  The man is a dekhed.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2006 04 24 at 06:06 PM • permalink


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