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Strong Verbs! | YSIW

Jordan Kirtley / KMUW

"Last night I lay down my book and sunk into a deep sleep."

Yep. That's the sentence Fletcher received from Kathy and Ross, and it sent him on an emotional journey.

This episode also found Ross disagreeing with himself and arguing with Samuel Johnson. And Kathy picked on Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan, and actually said, "thunk."

It's no wonder. We're talking "strong verbs" and past participles, so a deep dive into sink/sank/sunk, and lay/laid vs. lie/lay is going to be interesting. Enjoy!

You're Saying It Wrong was recorded and produced at KMUW studios. Thanks to our language experts, Kathy Petras and Ross Petras. You can follow them at their website: kandrpetras.com

The show was produced by Fletcher Powell, with help from Beth Golay and Lu Anne Stephens. Episode art was produced by Jordan Kirtley. KMUW engineers are Mark Statzer and Torin Andersen. You're Saying It Wrong the book was published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, as was their new book, That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means. You can find the books at your local independent bookstore.

Follow You're Saying It Wrong on Twitter @YSIWpod.