This might have just been a throw-away sentence, but I think there's a good chance it wasn't and either way I was happy to see it:
"The editor has asked me to say how pleased he is to have the opportunity of publishing an article that he found fascinating and that will be read with great interest by readers of the journal."
My paper on Keynes and Newton was accepted with a minimal revision!
US External Debt: A Curious Case
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