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Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Barry Manilow

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Barry Manilow's, "Let's Hang On"
The Lyrics:
There ain't no good in our goodbye-ing.
Grammatical error #1: Use of the word 'ain't'
Grammatical error #2: Double negative
Grammatical error #3: Use of the word 'goodbye' as a verb
Correction: There is no good in our saying goodbye
Problem: The corrected lyrics don't fit
Submitted by: Isac
Barry Manilow's, "Somewhere In The Night"
The Lyrics:
Layin' beside you, lost in the feeling
"Lay" is a transitive verb which requires an object; the correct verb here should be "lyin'". (The original 1975 version by Helen Reddy also made this same mistake.)
Submitted by: RJSchex

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