Tuesday, January 21, 2014

“Mistakes were made”

Roy Peter Clark on Chris Christie and the passive voice: How grammar helps craft governor’s image (The Record).

[The Record is the New Jersey newspaper that first reported on the Christie-Fort Lee story.]

comments: 2

Elaine said...

Our daughter once gave this excuse for an major oversight: "It didn't get itself into my backpack."

Feel free to borrow this.

Michael Leddy said...

A tactful way of placing blame. I will pass it on to my students.