moderated Re: Change "Rejected message" to "Message rejected" in member activity log #suggestion
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"agree with both you and Tim that "
"agree with both you and Tim about"
I was missing a verb. LOL
On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:53 PM J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:
LOL. Yes, of course, the ghosted verb in that phrase is "was." And it's passive construction. And normally I would argue that it doesn't matter because we're not aiming for a Pulitzer Prize in literature. But you're also right that there are reasons passive construction is usually undesirable (except in certain circumstances, as when the character is actually being a passive victim in the story). It's clearer to attribute actions to someone or something, in this case, "the system."
Messages are the sole opinion of the author, especially the fishy ones.