Daily Archives: December 3, 2012

Bad Phrases in Writing 3: Reflexive Pronouns

Today, let’s talk about a particular crime against English: the reflexive pronoun. If you aren’t sure what that means: The characters find themselves trapped. Each ally within 10 meters (including yourself) gain a bonus to Ninjaification. He was besides himself with anguish. Most of the time, this is just shitty faux-Tolkien[1] writing. Happens often in