[Ads-l] lie/lay

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 9 13:07:21 UTC 2016


BTW. that was in a formal PBS promotional short, not in spontaneous pseech.

JL

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:44 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> Well-spoken actress Donna Murphy (b. 1959) of "Mercy Street":
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> "People didn't know where their allegiance lied."
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