Thursday, September 24, 2009

Fame is the spur...

Went to Hackensack library, asked young female librarian for Morningstar Mutual Funds--

I read your article, she said--

Which one? I asked--thinking: Wagner--

No, article about Value Line--where I had mentioned the Hackensack library--

Later, I told her she had made my day--

Sunday, September 20, 2009


I admire Wikipedia--for encouraging amateurship--and encouraging voluntary work.

But there's something to be said for professionalism, too.

Recently I was proofreading and came upon the name "Sarah Vaughn." Was that right--or was it Vaughan?

I checked Wikipedia.

On the first page of her biography, the name was spelled both ways--twice.