I love analyzing my native language, American English, and helping non-native speakers make sense of it. I've been doing this for fun with friends who speak English as a second language for nearly 30 years. I would like to first thank A.D., C.F. and E.A., and now P.G., for inspiring me to finally write this stuff down!
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Hit the hay
To 'hit the hay' means to go to bed. It recalls a simpler time when people may have slept in a barn.