Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs

Subject: Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:18:15 -0700

On 10/22/2012 6:57 AM, Chris Despopoulos wrote:

I knew I shouldn't have used an over-simple example! That never works... When will I ever learn?

http://www.techwr-l.com/archives/search.html?q=passive%20active

And no, I don't blindly suggest that lower word count equals greater clarity, although in this discussion that may prove (too late to do any good) to be the case.

If you use bigger words, then you need fewer of them while the number of characters may remain the same, but then your audience shrinks because not everyone knows big words, so there are fewer characters reading your document. Documents should be measured with character count.

(I make me laugh.)


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References:
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Chris Despopoulos
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Milan Davidović
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Chris Despopoulos
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: sphilip
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Chris Despopoulos
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: sphilip
Re: passive voice (was RE: Numbering paragraphs: From: Chris Despopoulos

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