What’s up with “lay” and “lie”?


Few topics in grammar and usage inspire as much dread and confusion as lay vs. lie. This post will allay your fears.





Need even more examples? Here you go:

  • When I get home, I’m going to lie in the hammock and relax.
  • In which room should I lay the new rug?
  • Yesterday, my dog lay on my lap and took a long nap.
  • Jim has lain on the sofa since noon.
  • Every night, Finn lies on his bed and sleeps inside his sleeping bag.



I got to see some baby pandas this week!

"The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong."

Laura Ingalls Wilder (via observando)

"if she mentions it more than once,
it’s bothering her."

Unknown (via jasfuckinq)

(Source: chillaxbitch)