James Rollins’ Crucible

The character’s name is Bailey (with an -e-).


Benjamin Dreyer, Terry Gross, and the Passive Voice

At the risk of sounding pedantic, this one did have me shouting at my phone. Dreyer was too polite to correct Terry explicitly but I’ll include it here as a good illustration of the differences between passive verbs / passive voice and intransitive verbs, i.e. the example that Terry gives is of a verb used intransitively (without a direct object) rather than a passive voice, whereby the subject of course is receiving rather than doing the action.