"A very useful word is 'KOMING' When lack of data gets benumbing. When a fact is not on tap, KOMING quickly fills the gap. When up against a realistic Need to use a small statistic, Writers keep their KOMING humming
By KOMING use of KOMING KOMING."
Every news writer (like the one who eased a frustrated moment by scribbling these lines) is likely to discover in midstory that there are dozens of details about which he needs more information than he has on hand.
If he is a newspaperman writing against his deadline he all...