Stand back, everybody. I’m about to go into Usage Nazi Mode. Most of us, I hope, understand the difference between its and it’s, your and you’re, and their, there and they’re, but here are a few other words that seem to trip a lot of people up.
Rain is water that falls from the sky.
Reign is what monarchs do.
A rein is one of the straps a horse wears on its head and neck, which you can use to give the horse instructions.
Thus, to “rein in” somebody is to exercise greate