When I Say “We”, I Really Mean “You”: Preachy First-Person Plural

It is easy to tell people what to do. You often have to tell people what to do. As a matter of fact, I have recently come to the conclusion that nagging is a debased form of effective leadership. High school teachers always said that we students had to learn to write down and remember when that big paper is due because professors weren’t going to keep giving us reminders like we got in high school. I found my college experience to be the opposite, and professors often gave me and my classmates a lot of time to help us outline and compose our papers and projects. All along the way, they told me what to do, saying you, you, you and I loved them for it. Continue reading When I Say “We”, I Really Mean “You”: Preachy First-Person Plural