We Should Have Said, 'Early Birds Get Wait'

Regarding the sports headline of Oct. 6: "Early Birds Lay in Wait":

"Lie" and "lay" offer slips to the pen

that often have troubled most excellent men.

You may say that you lay in bed yesterday,

but if you do it today, you're a hen!

ROBERT H. CONGELLIERE, San Pedro

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