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April 5, 2013  11:41 AM

Weasel words and their BFF, the passive voice



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
active voice / passive voice, CIO, weasel words

Occasionally, you want to own up to something without really taking the blame. You want to indicate that you know there's a problem without indicating that you caused it. The passive voice can be very helpful. Here's the classic example: Mistakes were made. You're hoping that will...

October 31, 2008  7:17 PM

Writing for Business – active voice / passive voice



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
active voice / passive voice, CIO

computer_lab.jpg Which is correct? After I made an image, ________________ a.  the new machines were cloned. b. I...


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