Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Whether English is your first language or your second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

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http://www.qdnow.com/grammar-girl
Description
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-26 00:05
last episode published
2019-04-25 13:30
publication frequency
35.31 days
Contributors
QuickAndDirtyTips.com author  
Mignon Fogarty, Inc. owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
149
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Categories
Education Higher Education Literature Language Courses Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
25.04.2019

682 - Do You Drop Your T's? 'Sneaked' and 'Snuck.'

Young women are leading language change again! This time, it's dropping T's in words like "Vermont" and "important." Also, we look at how "snuck" is sneaking up on "sneaked." FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL | YouTube: http://bit.ly/YoutubeGrammar | Twitter: http:/...
22.04.2019

681 - 'The Dictionary of Difficult Words,' an Interview with Jane Solomon

Doppelganger, estival, and funambulist. Jane Solomon shares the story behind her new book, "The Dictionary of Difficult Words." FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL | YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl | Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl | Facebook: h...
18.04.2019

680 - Wakandan, Groot, and Other Languages of the Marvel Universe. Easter and Passover.

Wakandan, Groot, and more. The movies in the Marvel universe are filled with interesting real and made-up languages. Plus, did you know Easter and Passover are linguistically related? FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL | YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl |...
15.04.2019

679 - Brussels sprouts? Scotch eggs? Swedish meatballs? Which food names can you trust?

11.04.2019

678 - Moolah, Clams, and Scratch. God, Godsend, and Godfather.

8.04.2019

BONUS: LeVar Burton Reads

4.04.2019

676 - The Language of 'Game of Thrones'

1.04.2019

675 - Why Verbs Like 'Witness' Are Weird

28.03.2019

674 - How You Can Benefit Year-Round from NaNoWriMo

25.03.2019

673 - Schwa-ify This! Scrabble Stories

21.03.2019

672 - How a Semicolon Brought Two Writers Together

18.03.2019

671 - Why We Have Both 'Color' and 'Colour'

14.03.2019

670 - Equinox. Is Irish the Same as Gaelic?

11.03.2019

669 - 'Red Tape,' 'Red Herring,' 'Paint the Town Red,' and More 'Red' Idioms.

7.03.2019

668 - What's Wrong with 'These Ones'? Faith and Begorrah, We Have Irish Phrases for St. Patrick's Day!

4.03.2019

667 - Why ducks say "quack-quack" in English but "ga-ga" in Japanese.

28.02.2019

666 - Double Negatives.

25.02.2019

665 - Language News Chat

21.02.2019

664 - Benjamin Dreyer and His Unusual Pet Peeves

18.02.2019

663 - D-Day. Why I Want a Salad-Salad.

14.02.2019

662 - Never Misspell 'Bureaucracy' Again.

11.02.2019

661 - How Paula Brackston picks her characters’ names and uses language to set a tone.

7.02.2019

660 - 'Irregardless' or 'Regardless'? Crime Words.

4.02.2019

659 - Normans, Ralls, and Voicemail

31.01.2019

658 - 'Wage,' 'Wager,' and 'Wed'

24.01.2019

657 - 'Tip of the Hat" or 'Tip Your Hand'? 'Yeah No.'

17.01.2019

656 - ‘Relapse’ or ‘Recur’? 'Kneeled' or 'Knelt.' ’Methinks.’

10.01.2019

655 - ‘Myriad’ or ‘Myriad Of’? What Is a Run-On Sentence?

3.01.2019

654 - 'Stint' or 'Stent'? How to Pronounce 'Coyote.'

27.12.2018

653 - How to Use an Asterisk. Journaling.

20.12.2018

652 - ‘Purposely' or 'Purposefully'? Yule.

13.12.2018

651 - 'Capitulate' or 'Recapitulate'? Colons.

6.12.2018

650 - 'Wreaked' or 'Wrought'? 'Crescendo.' Could We Understand Aliens?

29.11.2018

649 - 'Ado' or 'Adieu'? Pronouns and Antecedents

22.11.2018

648 - Does Your Language Influence How You Think?

15.11.2018

647 - Pronoun Order. ‘Flier’ or ‘Flyer.’ The Plural of ‘Mouse.’

8.11.2018

646 - 'Blond' or 'Blonde'? How 'Trolloping' Became a Word.

1.11.2018

645 - Interview with New York Times bestselling author Courtney Summers

25.10.2018

644 - 'Sit' or 'Set'? Monster Names.

18.10.2018

643 - ‘In the Limelight.’ ‘A’ or ‘An’?

11.10.2018

642 - 'Regard' Versus 'Regards.' Languages Without Numbers.

4.10.2018

641 - 'Myself.' ‘Get the Skinny.’

27.09.2018

640 - Can a Screw Screw Itself into a Board? (Middle Voice)

20.09.2018

639 - Great Paragraphs. Falling off the Turnip Truck.

13.09.2018

638 - 'None.' How Pirates Talked.

6.09.2018

637 - ‘MacGyver.’ ‘Semicolons.’

30.08.2018

636 - 'To Boot.' Duck Tape. 'Can' and 'May.' Pronouns.

24.08.2018

635 - 'Quick and Dirty.' 'Momentarily.' Short Subjects.

16.08.2018

634 - 'Rack' or 'Wrack'? How to Eliminate Adverbs.

14.08.2018

BONUS: Words for Color