"Unlike a brain surgeon, the beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time."
— Robert Cormier
Saturday, September 10, 2011
I'm going to use this sentence to make my continuing point about tightening copy. Until tonight, no rookie NFL history had ever had a scoring reception
and a kickoff return for a touchdown in his team's season opener.
Actually, I think he meant "no rookie in NFL history..." Anyway, let's try again:
Until tonight, no NFL rookie had scored on a reception
and a kickoff return in a season opener.