Passive voice (was: Eschew, Evade, and/or Eradicate Legalese)

Subject: Passive voice (was: Eschew, Evade, and/or Eradicate Legalese)
From: Dave C <davec2468 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Tech Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:46:05 -0800

What arguments do we make to management and/or document originators that passive voice is… well, bad? I’ve always found a tepid audience when trying to describe why.

Thanks,
Dave

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> Of course, there'd still be plenty of work for us converting passive voice to active voice, structuring documents rationally, and all those other things we do that add value.
> [Mike Starr]



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