Friday, January 18, 2013

Minority report …

 Steven Poole: My problem with George Orwell | Books | The Guardian. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Actually, this piece makes some good points, though I would note — pedantically perhaps — that in advising "never use the passive where you can use the active" Orwell is not, in fact, suggesting that one should "always [avoid] the passive."

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