Geez, I take a break to get another glass of wine, and...

Subject: Geez, I take a break to get another glass of wine, and...
From: "Karen E. Black" <kblack_text -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 20:33:11 -0500

75 messages on RAS and other topics have popped up on TECHWR-L in 20 minutes. I had to break (from copy-editing some executive-speak into English in a requirements document) for half an hour to read them all.

OK, my question: my boss (not a pubs manager -- the Customer Relationship director) has revised the section of the document that I contributed, and she has changed all my active sentence constructions to passive. This must have been a lot of work, but it doesn't match the style of the rest of the document (at least 3 other contributors). How can I cure her passivity? She IS my boss, but I AM the writer.

Karen Black, enjoying her red pen almost as much as her red Merlot...to coin an RASism

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