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Writerscraft. Poetry. Fiction. Wordprocessing. The Passivator. By Paul Ford A passive verb and adverb flagger for Mozilla-derived browsers, Safari, and Opera 7.5, with caveats.

The Passivator

NOTE! NOTE! FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY--DOES NOT REPLACE REAL GRAMMAR KNOWLEDGE. Writers do well to avoid adverbs whenever possible, so on March 20, Gina Trapani published a Javascript bookmarklet for writers, the ly detector. Tonight, I took Gina's code (which she borrowed from me, and I borrowed from Kryogenix—fun), and modified it to flag passive verbs, as well as adverbs. The Verbs & Conjunctions Flagged is am are was were be being been I'm it's he's here's she's that's there's they're we're what's who's you're go (not a passive verb, but often a sign of trouble.) Passive verbs appear in yellow; adverbs in light blue. Installing the Passivator To lose the highlights, reload the page. “In Opera,” notes Timothy J. Caveats As for the passive verb checker, Rory Ewins notes: ...the Passivator should be used with this caveat: 'was' and the rest aren't always passive.

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Bodies of Knowledge - British Library

Every second of every day we are powered by beating hearts, and carried around by intricate skeletons. Pipes, organs, hormones and brain cells keep us eating, breathing, growing and thinking. And yet few of us ever get to see the amazing mechanisms hidden beneath our own skin. For thousands of years the inner workings of the body have provoked fascination, confusion, amazement and even disgust. This site looks at the way different cultures, at various points in history, have looked at the body, and how these ideas have been translated into pictures.

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Social Media in Plain English - Common Craft

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