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Good copy

Posted by David FG on July 21, 2010 at 05:34

In Reply to: Good copy posted by ESC on July 20, 2010 at 13:44:

: : I am attempting to find the origin of the phrase "Good copy". Can someone help me out?

: I've never heard that phrase. Copy equals text/words in journalism.

It does indeed, so 'good' copy is a newsworthy or well-written or whatever that is commendable piece of journalism.