Re: Passive voice

Subject: Re: Passive voice
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:11:38 -0500

On Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:05:22 -0500, Richard Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net> wrote:

If you are not responsible for the content (either directly or as an editor), I'd let it go; this battle isn't worth your time, and you'll probably lose anyway.

Sometimes (usually when gazing at blogs and other web material over which I have zero control) I find myself wishing I could banish "defiantly" from the language. "That's the way I spell it," one offender told me.

"A policeman's lot is not a happy one." --W. S. Gilbert.

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References:
Eschew, Evade, and/or Eradicate Legalese: From: Mike Starr
Passive voice (was: Eschew, Evade, and/or Eradicate Legalese): From: Dave C
Re: Passive voice: From: Mike Starr
Re: Passive voice: From: Dave C
Re: Passive voice: From: Richard Hamilton

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