Two Things Most People Get Wrong


But he got them both right! Good for him. I’ll tell you what they are after the comic. See if you can tell what they are.

Frazz Comic Strip for February 17, 2004
  • First panel—Most people would say “…wish I was.” The rule is that when you state something contrary to fact, you should use the subjunctive, which he does.
  • Second panel—He correctly used lying (progressive of “lie”) instead of the incorrect “laying.”

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