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Steve Shaw BS: Language Pet Peeves (1640* d) RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves 15 Jan 21

I wanted to lay the duvet in the bed.

So I made the duvet lie on the bed.

The duvet lay on the bed.

Dylan wanted the lady to lie across his big brass bed. She was a bit reluctant, so he gently laid her across his big brass bed. And then he... (stoppit, Stephen...)

I hope he'd laid a comfortable mattress on the bed first and made sure it was lying on it properly. I won't lie to you, it isn't my favourite song, so just lay off, will you...

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