Laid or Lain? (Plurals of Lay or Lie)

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I just learned that "lain" is the past tense of lie -- I think. I'm wondering if this is what I should use in this sentence for the past tense (present tense but clause is in the past, because it has happened for years):

 

Now I have to revive over a half-dozen blogs that lain dormant for years. 

 

Otherwise, maybe there's an entirely different way to say this that would be better? I'm just not sure. As far as I know, something that is dormat is in a deep sleep, which in my mind is "horizontal." Right? Or not? LOL

lain laid asked Jul 25 '13 at 15:29 Julie Anne New member

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