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Re: CHAT: Nonstandard usage (was Natural language change (was Re: Charlie and I))

From:alypius <krazyal@...>
Date:Monday, September 20, 1999, 22:54
>> And sigh as I will, I think the "lie/lay" distinction is going to be >> snuffed out within my lifetime. > >I hope so... I always feel like using "lay" as a past tense sounds strange, >even though it's the prescribed word, and "lain" sounds downright foreign
Aw, c'mon, I know you're laying to us! ~alypius