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Old 24 January 2007, 05:54 AM
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Icon108 The Chinese Rejection

A friend of mine had an article returned by a magazine editor with an
astonishing note. It said the piece was too good. It would make
readers expect other articles equally good -- and that was impossible,
given the quality of available writers. Therefore ...

Baffled, my friend showed this to a veteran editor. The old hand
examined it with surprise and pleasure. "Omigod," he said, "there it
is. That's a Chinese Rejection."
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