I could go on a rant yelling about the difference between "rein" and "reign," but I did that last year during the A to Z Challenge. I saw it a few times today, not from anyone reading this (I hope).
I got thinking about a phrase from the theme of The Beverly Hillbillies, "set a spell." It means "don’t go running off to the next thing; stay for a few minutes and have a chat. Have a cup of coffee and let’s visit." Kind of like Sebastian Maniscalco in the first part of this bit:
Remember those days? Before social media and ubiquitous phones? They should call it "antisocial media." Want to know what’s wrong these days? We’re afraid to meet people face-to-face. The ease with which we did that disappeared into the great War on Cooties. Forcing us to keep our doors closed, stay a minimum of six feet or two meters away (depending on where you live), hide our faces behind ineffectual masks…
Linda Hill is the creator and hostess of Just Jot It January.