One of the first things you learn in English 101 is not to use passive voice, which, as defined by Dictionary.com, is "to have a subject acted upon by a verb." A great example of this grammatical faux pas is the sentence, "
("Was thrown..." If you were an English major, your skin should be crawling right now.)
Passive voice is horrible writing form, but did you know it's harmful outside the classroom too?
This week, Twitter user @NiamhNic posted a screenshot of a quote by Jackson Katz on Twitter.
I hadn't thought about this much before, but, damn... https://t.co/iHZ4g6AwMk— NighDoLámhaNic (@NighDoLámhaNic)1508061825.0