Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs

Subject: Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs
From: sphilip <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:46:11 +0700

Well, at least one reason is sometimes you can't avoid it….


On 21 Oct 2012, at 06:54, Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> In the past it was favoured in academia (and other fields) = PASSIVE VOICE


Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> I'm... ahem.... actively persuaded = PASSIVE VOICE

>> otherwise, passive voice was (still is?) beloved of bureau'rats = PASSIVE VOICE

>> (the "c" is silent) because it is embraced as = PASSIVE VOICE


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References:
passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Kathleen MacDowell

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