On one occasion the delicate Boston Transcript’s standing injunction against any reference to anatomy in its columns was ignored by a reporter who used the word “navel” in an article.
The edition was already running before the managing editor spotted it. He stopped the presses with a stern order to chisel out the offensive word.
Unhappily he had not had time to read the full context. The Transcript appeared on the streets that evening with the sinister information that a concert musician had been “in a state of repose as complete as that of a Buddhist regarding his .”
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