--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 ;;;; -*- coding: utf-8; fill-column: 78 -*-
-changes relative to sbcl-1.0.52:
+changes in sbcl-1.0.53 relative to sbcl-1.0.52:
   * enhancement: on 64-bit targets, in src/compiler/generic/early-vm.lisp,
     the parameter n-fixnum-tag-bits may now vary from 1 (fixnum =
     (signed-byte 63)) to 3 (fixnum = (signed-byte 61)) at build-time.