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  • n. A female editor.


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  • And l'editrix is starting to get antsy for something to mock-up the copy around. * sigh*

    Water of Life

  • If I were scripting this whole thing as a "Wag The Dog" dark satire (I might start on that tonight), I would have editrix Joanna Coles and some white-haired, CBS honcho (who vaguely understands twitter as something his grandkids use) meeting in a suite at The Four Seasons with the slick 23 year-old social media mastermind who's making this whole thing go click, click, click.

    Erica Kennedy: Are Marie Claire and CBS Wagging the Dog?

  • The rapper looked at ease when yukking it up with Vogue Japan's editrix, Anna Dello Russo, in between shows or attending the Metropolitan Museum Gala with designer and "queen of Prep," Tory Burch, on his arm.

    Marjon Rebecca Carlos: Pret-a-Parler: Kanye's Debut Conversation With Style

  • Further evidence of a movement toward starkness: Design editrix Linda O'Keeffe singles out the joys of going all white in her newest book, "Brilliant: White in Design" The Monacelli Press.

    The Case Against Color

  • In the meantime, if anyone's planning a TV-movie about the NewsCorp scandal, Mader should be cast as Rebekah Brooks, the flame-haired British editrix who was arrested and testified before Parliament.

    Cheers & Jeers: Love is Blind on Covert Affairs

  • Tell me about landing former Gourmet editrix Ruth Reichl — and why Gael Greene and Jay Rayner are no more.

    New Critics, New Host, New Format: Producers Dish on Spicing Up Season 3 of Top Chef Masters

  • Fashionologie--Fashionologie has their ears to the ground for late-breaking buzz on the industry, from editrix shuffling to style blogger drama.

    The Ultimate Fashion Website Blogroll

  • Rumor has it that he was responsible for those saucy Cosmo cover lines during her tenure as the magazine's editrix and he helped sell her book to Hollywood.

    The Chick Lit Curse

  • Only in the total intellectual vacuum of NRO (where they don't allow comments, and where the sublimely clueless Kathryn Jean Lopez reigns as editrix) can someone with a straight face use the term "progressive" and "ruling class" in the same sentence without satire.

    Ellis Weiner: I'm America, and I'm Tired

  • First, he braved a sit-down with notoriously chilly "Vogue" editrix Anna Wintour and be-kilted fashion designer Marc Jacobs — while wearing a Jacobs suit, no less — that could have fallen flatter than a runway model's chest.

    Watercooler: Jimmy Fallon's Batting 300


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    July 23, 2011

  • When I was in French class at my local community college, I was sure this was how I would have to describe myself. Instead I got to say, "Je suis rédactrice."

    January 21, 2010

  • I first saw this word in an Atlantic Monthly article in 2009. I think it is the feminine form of editor, just as aviatrix is the feminine form of aviator. This is a word I don't like.

    June 9, 2009

  • The plural would be editrices? Nice.

    September 29, 2007

  • Wow. Powerful.

    September 28, 2007

  • Bravo c_b!

    September 28, 2007

  • I'm an editor and I'm okay

    I sleep all night and I work all day


    She's an editor and she's okay

    She sleeps all night and she works all day

    I cut down text, I eat my lunch,

    I go to the lavatryyyyyy

    Tuesdays I go to Photo Services

    And check with thevisualresourceslibrarianaboutarranging photographyyyy...

    I check syntax, I use big words

    I like to wear short skirts

    Weekends I get wasted

    And dance on table-tops.

    September 28, 2007

  • Painful to *be* one or painful to others? ;-) (Watch out--here be editors!)

    February 16, 2007

  • From what I know from writers/reporters, editors are always painful.

    February 7, 2007

  • Ouch. It sounds painful.

    Okay, it IS painful.

    February 6, 2007

  • A female editor.

    February 6, 2007