The big city newspaper was known for its aloof and superior attitudes, which seemed to permeate all levels of the company and every section of the publication.
The obituary editor, having achieved clearly superior status in his own mind, was not a man to admit mistakes easily. One day he was confronted by an irate subscriber who had telephones to complained that his name had been printed in the obituary column.
"Really?" replied the editor calmly. "And where are you calling from?"
----------------A Final Thought ...
"All publicity is good, except an obituary notice."
- Brendan Behan (1923–64), Irish playwright