"Calling all competent editors, competent editors do you read me?"

Mr. Zotti, (or others with column editing capabilities):

Re: Lunar Dust

The last line seems to be missing a word (since 1981??!! :eek: )

Just givin’ you a heads up.

This column appears on page 159 of The Straight Dope, published in 1984. There, the two sentences read:

In the online version, this is rendered as:

Moreover, in the book, sank in is italicized.

I will let someone else deconstruct the significance of the textual differences. However, I will note that, once again, this highlights the critical importance of having copies of each of Cecil’s books, in order to fully appreciate his writing.