Posts tagged ‘John McIntyre’

6-11-12: You Don’t Say

Veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor John McIntyre on language.

Continue Reading June 11, 2012 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

3-2-12: National Grammar Day, Local Grammar Expert

Not sure how to celebrate National Grammar Day? Let John McIntyre of the Baltimore Sun show you the way.

Continue Reading March 2, 2012 at 8:00 am 1 comment

1-4-11: You Don’t Say

Veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor John McIntyre on language issues new and old: 2011’s Word of the Year, and grammar disputes from the first century B.C.

Continue Reading January 4, 2012 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

10-3-11: You Don’t Say

Veteran copy editor and Baltimore Sun night content production manager John McIntyre on everything from the history of the semicolon to the pleasures of bourbon.

Continue Reading October 3, 2011 at 8:16 am Leave a comment

5-24-11: You Don’t Say

Matters grammatical and sartorial with copy editor and Baltimore Sun veteran John McIntyre.

Continue Reading May 24, 2011 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

12-15-10: The Santa Claus of Clauses

John McIntyre is a veteran copy editor and the Baltimore Sun night content production manager. So Sun reporters, you better listen up–he’s got a list of banned holiday clich├ęs, and he’s checking it twice.

Continue Reading December 15, 2010 at 8:03 am 2 comments

10-6-10: Limn City

Who’d have thought that putting the word “limn” in a Baltimore Sun headline would spark angry letters and a spike in web traffic? The Sun’s veteran copy editor John McIntyre tells Sheilah about the power of four-letter words…that no one understands.

Continue Reading October 5, 2010 at 8:29 pm 1 comment

5-28-10: The War on Peevology

Copy editor John McIntyre tells us why we oughtn’t waste our breath correcting other people’s grammar.

Continue Reading May 27, 2010 at 6:01 pm 3 comments

3-2-10: National Grammar Day, Local Grammar Expert

Former Baltimore Sun copy desk chief John McIntyre helps Sheilah prepare for National Grammar Day.

Continue Reading March 1, 2010 at 3:44 pm 3 comments

12-23-09: Wee Regret teh Error

Staying credible in the face of copy desk cuts.

Continue Reading December 22, 2009 at 5:21 pm Leave a comment


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