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Create Clean Content With These Rules for Commonly Confused Words [Infographic]

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Confession time: I have a hard time keeping the rules of “lie vs. lay” straight.

It’s true. This used to be a source of shame — what sort of respectable self-proclaimed grammarian doesn’t know if she had laid or lain down to take a nap? But then I learned that Jack Kerouac never learned how to drive (the irony, right!?), and I felt somewhat vindicated.

It happens to the best of us. For you content creators out there with dirty little grammar secrets of your own, here’s a handy cheat sheet of some of the most commonly confused words.

Infographic - Confused & Misused: A Grammar Cheat Sheet

 

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Megan Krause

Megan Krause is a mom, writer, editor and all-around swell gal with 15 years' experience in communication and marketing. She served as ClearVoice's managing editor for four of those years, helping brands create great content and managing the company blog. She's passionate about words, language, grammar, style and ice cream. Follow her on Twitter.