Getting rid of adverbs, the differences between active and passive voice and A Place to Bury Strangerslinks for 2009-01-19
But here’s the truth: The overuse of adverbs is taboo in these days of “I’m in a hurry and don’t waste my time.” If you use too many unnecessary words, your words won’t get read.
A passive verb and adverb flagger for Mozilla-derived browsers, Safari, and Opera 7.5, with caveats. NOTE! NOTE! FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY–DOES NOT REPLACE REAL GRAMMAR KNOWLEDGE
differentiates active and passive voice
If Tom Waits’ burbony voice doesn’t do it for you, there’s also the new kids, A Place To Bury Strangers, who’s song “I Know I’ll See You” is astonishingly similar to early stuff from The Cure. FreeIndie writes, “These guys create psychedelic surf music by playing clean guitars over loud feedback and drums. Warning to the close minded: this is unlike anything you’ve ever heard.” He’s right, it’s serious stuff and falls a bit into the experimental but, it’s definately worth a listen.
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