To make sure the newspaper got out in time, the management made sure that the folks working the overnight shift were fed. After all, at the time, there weren't any all night diners open in the town.
To get around this, the company provided trays of sandwich fixings and snacks for the city desk reporters and staff.
One morning, as he was just getting ready to start on his last article, a hungry editor turned to a reporter and asked if there was any food left.
"Yeah, I think there's a piece of cake left, but it's not for you."
"Why not?" asked the editor.
"Because you can't have your cake and edit, too!"