This is a repeat but it needs repeating because of the constant misuse of the words.
Explain the difference in meaning and use of the words “lie” and “lay”.
Explain the rules determining the use of “lie” and “lay”.
Create sentences that use “lie” and “lay” in the correct fashion.
ANOTHER REPEAT – “A” PET PEEVE
This is another repeat and I put it down, in part, to the evolution of language. Nevertheless, it really rankles me because it is so inconsistent and arbitrary.
What is the correct pronunciation of the indefinite article “a”?
What is the rationale that is used to cause the constant mispronunciation of “a“?
BONUS: Identify who is principally responsible for the constant mispronunciation of “a”?
The word for today is “gibbous”. (The word is not misspelled.)
What part of speech is “gibbous”?
Define “gibbous” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.