Fun with Copyeditors

My father, a legal scholar, recently quoted Douglas Hofstadter on the phrase "the whole is more than the sum of its parts" and referenced the quote thus:
Douglas R. Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach. 1988, p . . .
which the copyeditor changed to:
Hofstadter/Gödel/Escher/Bach. 1988, p. . .
My, that would have been an interesting book with Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher and Bach collaboratin'. Though I daresay the whole might have been less than the sum of its parts.

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