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Lay vs Lie using Set and Sit

Today, I want to go explain lay vs lie because students have a hard time with this pair.  It mostly has to do with the fact that the past tense of lie is lay. Present Tense          Past Tense       Past

Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject-Verb Agreement Here are some things that you should already know. 1. Point of view. First person point of view uses I, me, my, myself, we, our, and us.  Second person point of view uses you, your, yourself.  Third person point of view uses he,

Capitalization Blues

Capitalization Blues What to capitalize and what not to capitalize. Here is an attempt to apply some simple rules to a complex issue. You capitalize the specific names of specific people, places, and things.  Capitalize the “I” when specifically referring to yourself.  Capitalize the first

By Petar Milošević - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Word Choices

Hopefully, you will find this as interesting and useful as I have. Grammar cheat sheet for clean, clear, and compelling writing 30 tips to tighten up your grammar skills featured image by By Petar Milošević – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Writing Paragraphs

I found another great article on writing at Medium.  This one discusses writing paragraphs. If You Learn to Write Better Paragraphs, You Will Make a Better Writer A simple guide on writing clear and better paragraphs.  

weight lifting

Exercises that Maximize Muscle Activation

When exercising, the goal is to activate as many muscles as you can.  Pulse exercises are very effective because you are catching the weight, which activates a lot of muscles.  And you are flexing an almost completely flexed muscle which also activates a lot of muscles.