[DWJ] Spelling

Elizabeth Parks henx19 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 16:21:25 EDT 2008

My mother always told me that laying was what hens do, which to be
honest confused me for quite a bit until I figured out to exempt past
tense from that.


On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Hendon, Alison
<A.Hendon at brooklynpubliclibrary.org> wrote:
> Sallyo wrote:
> So, why DO teachers correct 3+5 = 9 but NOT she lied down on the
> bed?????
> To which I add, no one (that I've heard) makes the mistake in this
> direction.  They go the other way and say "lay" for everything.  "Come
> and lay down under the tree."
> For instance.
> Alison
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