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.