Better Left Unsaid — morra2024

1) When the parents of a man or woman haven’t voted in their lifetimes, then their child is not as likely to vote than they would be if he or she had been brought up in a household where the parents always vote.

Upon reaching adulthood, children of non-voters are less likely to vote than children of diligent voters. 

2) If your parents or the head of the household in which you were raised are voters, you are far more likely to vote.

People raised in households of voters are very likely to vote. 

3) As genetic testing has demonstrated many times, residents of death row often spend the rest of their lives there for crimes they may or may not have committed.

Genetic testing has repeatedly shown that death row residents are often wrongfully convicted. 

4) Harvard is considered to be as difficult to get into if not more difficult as Yale.

Harvard is just as difficult to get into as Yale.

5) Admissions officers are more likely to admit students who look like the majority of the student body even when they don’t appear to be prejudiced in other ways.

Admissions officers are more biased towards applicants resembling the majority of the student body.

6) My parole officer is one of those kinds of people where if I don’t show up for an appointment he always suspects me of doing something that violates the terms of my parole.

My parole officer immediately suspects me of parole violation in the case of a missed appointment.

7) The only kind of person who won’t buy this car is the kind that doesn’t understand that the car costs more to buy but that the savings in gas will make up for the higher cost in less than a year.

Anyone who knows that savings in gas make up for the cost within a year will definitely buy this car.

8) There is a tendency among children who have suffered from being abused when they were young to be more likely to abuse their own children when they have them later in life.

Victims of child abuse are more likely to abuse their own children in the future. 

9) By getting better mileage than cars that run on gasoline only, cars that can switch from gas to electric when conditions permit it have been created to help drivers save money.

Cars capable of switching from gas to electric get better mileage than their gasoline counterparts and help drivers save money. 

10) With their ability to run on gas or electricity depending on traffic conditions, drivers shopping for a new car have to decide between hybrids and cars with conventional engines.

When shopping for a new car, drivers have to decide between conventional cars and hybrids that can run on gas or electricity.

11) Who wouldn’t prefer to drive a car that can switch from gasoline to electricity when conditions permit?

Driving a car capable of switching from gasoline to electricity is any driver’s obvious choice.

 

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1 Response to Better Left Unsaid — morra2024

  1. davidbdale says:

    Brilliant work. My favorite edit is the transforming of the negatively-phrased
    “The only kind of person who won’t buy this car” to the positively-phrased “Anyone who knows will definitely buy this car.”

    Like

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