Lying or Laying?

This has always been a bit confusing for me.  Yes, even English majors get confused about words. I know “lying” is the gerund form of “to lie,” and that’s a no brainer.  Lying simply means not telling the truth. What I’m talking about is something like “So and so is laying down”.  Do we write… Continue reading Lying or Laying?

Linguistic Perfectionism

I’ve always had a perfectionistic streak.  I know I can’t control everything, but I want the things I can control to be perfect.  Sometimes this manifests itself as tenacity and stubbornness.  But sometimes, I let anxiety take over.