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The Irksome Grammar Mistake That Almost Everyone Makes

Joan Gage | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Well I'm 72 and I suspect that I'm the last person on earth who knows the proper usage of 'lie' and 'lay.' Not that I would dream of correcting anyone, such as my fabulously flexible and toned Pilates teachers who say about a dozen times an hour, 'Now everyone lay down on your mat with your head facing the mirror.'