this is a grammar term that pseudo-intellectuals claim needs to be adhered to in all circ-mstances. yet, there are a mult-tude of circ-mstances in which the p-ssive voice would be clearer to the listen/reader and would make more sense to use.
active voice: jon stabbed alan.
p-ssive voice: alan was stabbed by jon.
verb. – to speak unnecessarily for the pleasure of hearing ones own voice noun. – multi-talented individual (often in the arts) with a big heart and a rather silly sense of humour! verb. brother: ” i dont even know what i’m saying but i’m going to say it anyway because i think it’s funny… wibbady-woo!” […]
- Adding pennies to the pile
adding or contributing a small (usually unnecessary) bit extra. when john decided to help out the cleaning by taking away his rubbish from lunch, he was just adding pennies to the pile.
- A decade ago
meaning a decade or more ago. a long time ago. times have changed, today is not a decade ago. a decade ago were much simpler times. i use to bully that person over there, a decade ago. now, i believe she could beat my -ss.
any noun functionally modified so as to mean sh-t. him: brownies are delicious. her: not toilet brownies- -brownies being the operative adject-rd.
taint, perineum, chode, pay more attention to my adjunct!