Since when the hell was a turtle a amphibian? On my planet it's a reptile! Morons! Does this paper not have a fact checker...?
Now you know why my "head explodes" when there is no editing. "Fact checking" would be an editor's job, or a job the editor would delegate.
I wrote the writer of the article and this is the reply ...
I said ... "A turtle is NOT a amphibian, it's a reptile."
What can I say except that I didn't make that error, and our copydesk
now is well aware of this interesting bit of wildlife biology.
I replied ...
You wrote the article, you own the error. Don't pass the buck.
If you'll pardon my expression, you're a real SOB...
I will karma ya sometime when we make nice nice. AndyC
, right you are again.