Between the words I think and the words you read, there are several stages of editing. The first takes place within my brain. The last, at the hands of a copy editor [hah! - Ed]. In both cases, this is a good thing.
But sometimes, a great line gets pulled that I don’t think should have been cut.
So here, for your perusal, are some choice lines of mine, from various articles, someone deemed unworthy for mass consumption.