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Glenn Court
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In the midst of editing a tome on the global financial crisis, I find myself wondering. About Europe. Money happens. Names are chosen. Was anyone thinking?

European Union (1993, economic and political confederation)

Council of Europe (1949, body promoting cooperation, no legislative powers)

European Council (1961/2009, heads of state of European countries)

Council of the European Union (1957/1993, legislative body of the EU)

European Commission (1958/1993, executive body of the EU)
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Doom in my tea leaves is now official. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-16425522
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Happy Friday ...
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Read on ....
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Cartoon of the day. For more cartoons from the issue: http://nyr.kr/uizFZd
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New house rule reflex action — "lowest educational attainment" will in most instances be changed to "least education" (edits, after all, being only suggestions).
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It's a free country. One can change one's mind. One can igo back to the iWorld ....
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I suspect their own tablet OS has something to do with this. They need a version that's touch friendly regardless. 
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Two innovations allow hummingbirds to hover in the air and fly like insects, even though they have the bones of birds. Read the piece to find out what they are.

Bonus: it includes a guide to flap your arms like a hummingbird. You will look very silly.
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A private letter from genre to literature. Wonderful, and fun too !
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    Manuscript editor, 1995 - present
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As an editor, which I've been since 1991, I follow two principles: maintain the author's voice and focus on one task at a time. My strengths are line and substantive editing, but versatility has always been my strong suit. As I designer, I dabble in websites, books, and the occasional cover. As a writer, well, we'll see...
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    Literature and History
  • George Washington University
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