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Re: [BKARTS] paper? (getting off topic)



OoopS! I stand/sit/lie corrected. Thanks for the "object" lesson!
Bertha Rogers


On 18 Mar 2005 at 17:56, Cathy de Heer wrote:

> No, that's not correct, although it's an extremely common mistake. Mary
> Jane's use is correct. The dictionary describes the distinction as
> transitive versus intransitive - whether an action is being performed on an
> object or being performed by the object.
>
> Cathy
>
> > Because paper is an object, not a person, the correct form is laying on a
> > shelf, I believe.
> > Bertha Rogers
> >
> >
> > On 18 Mar 2005 at 11:26, Signa Houghteling wrote:
> >
> >> Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Mary Jane, for using the correct form
> >> of "lie."
> >>
> >> Signa
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Mary
> >> Jane Bohlen
> >> Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 8:29 PM
> >> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: paper?
> >>
> >>
> >> I used tableau for many years. It came from Dedham, MA. The company went out
> >> of business, and unless a store or catalog still has some hanging around, it
> >> no longer exists. You might try places like Nasco, Dick Blick, Sax etc. and
> >> ask if they have any. They probably wouldn't have enough to list in their
> >> catalog, but it might be lying on a shelf. Who knows/ Doesn't hurt to ask.
> >>
> >> Mary Jane
>
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