- n. Plural form of proofreader.
“I know one of my proofreaders is happy to read all the new and/or improved stuff.”
“The author of the article, Gary Stix, writes, Cells come equipped with their own built-in proofreaders and repair equipment to make sure that DNA is copied with as few mistakes as possible.”
“But other times, although there are still too many words technically speaking, there's a rhythm of prose, a musicality that I'm going for even at the expense of extra words and that's where the blue pencil starts marking "STET" – the word proofreaders use to indicate that the original should stand unchanged.”
“Tue, Apr 22, 2003 another fascinating distributed effort, for the “manual” category, is distributed proofreaders, which is now an official part of project gutenberg.”
“Gosh, it's funny how otherwise intelligent people in some blind spots need their OWN 'proofreaders' … …”
“Then there are editors, assistant editors, proofreaders, and copy-editors to be paid.”
“How else would you expect the publisher to pay all its editors, proofreaders, etc.?”
“I think the error is partly because publishers economize on fact checkers and proofreaders these days, and many of the editors I used to work with were not very well informed themselves (and/or were so overworked they did not have time to read anything but the manuscripts due in production).”
“If e-publishing is to be handled through the same maze of H = m, HBJ, andn other “established firms” with (ahem) multiple layers of editors and proofreaders I see no need.”
Looking for tweets for proofreaders.