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Slobodan Blagojevic

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Re: f/8 and Be There
« Reply #20 on: October 20, 2019, 11:27:41 am »

Ambiguity is where you find her/him it.

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Re: f/8 and Be There
« Reply #21 on: October 20, 2019, 12:01:03 pm »

It's apparently also been used on English speakers to confuse them about the difference between the verbs "to lie" and "to lay." It's damned hard to find a contemporary writer, novelist or essayist, who comprehends this: "The chicken was lying in the straw, laying eggs."
Shouldn't that be:
"The (insert adjectival form of the name of political party you most abhor) chicken was lying about laying eggs?"
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Re: f/8 and Be There
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