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September is Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month. As these quotes from prove, we need all the sympathy we can get.

First editor: "They just sent in a correction on the obit."
Second editor: "Is she still dead?"

Editor to reporter writing political trend story: "We’d better move it today. It might not be true tomorrow."

City editor assuring a reporter:
"It might get you arrested, but it won’t get you fired."

Metro editor, commenting on parade floats made out of newspapers:
"Can’t do that with the Internet."

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