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Grammar - On Using Passive Voice

by   Nicholas de Lioncourt on July 17 2021 02:03 zulu

NEVER USE PASSIVE VOICE!

Ignore that. Ignore the other rules, as well.

 

Disregard the gibbering of anyone promoting "the right way to write".

Within the species, Homo Sapiens Sapiens, lives a regressive subclass of bryozoans named, "Grammar Prescriptivists".

 

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categories: platitudes | general | language | personal

No You Are Not a Hero and We are not In this together

by   Nicholas de Lioncourt on April 08 2021 02:45 zulu

"WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER... WITH OUR HEREOS..."

No and no.

Again and again and again businesses must append contrived sentiments of 'heroism' to their products. How pathetic these companies promoting campaigns of consumer manipulation and retail auto-eroticism; wherein everyone from mask-wearing, self-righteous beldams to physicians' front-desk administrators are portrayed as intrepid heroes, sacrificing their mortality to selflessly move among the plague-ridden masses...

 

No. Although tragic, this is not The Plague.

Just another opportunity for narcissists to justify their authoritarian hypochondria.

Just another opportunity for harridans to assuage their empty lives by controlling the lives of others.More...

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categories: platitudes | collectivism | individualism | personal