Ezra Vasquez

The personal blog of an applied linguist, writer, & educator

Month: April 2016

  • A New Grammatical Voice?

    Active voice: I love your blog Passive voice: Your blog is loved Passive-aggressive voice: I love how you have time to write a blog — Shit Academics Say (@AcademicsSay) April 29, 2016

  • Does the Venom Make the Widow’s Web Less Wondrous?

    Does the Venom Make the Widow’s Web Less Wondrous?

    Yesterday, I listened to “Episode 60: The Horrors of Roman Polanski” on The Rant Macabre, and Darren and Keith were discussing the films of Roman Polanski when the conversation turned to separating the artist from his work. Roman Polanski’s history is no secret, and one of the hosts admitted he feels guilty for enjoying the director’s films. […]