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    when writing...what is the "you" approach?

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    Re: you approach?

    Hello Unreg,

    Could it perhaps be writing where you use "you" as a generic impersonal pronoun, to mean "any person"?

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    Re: you approach?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    when writing...what is the "you" approach?
    It possibly means writing in the second person.

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