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
2019-02-22 20:48
last episode published
2019-02-21 16:30
publication frequency
39.72 days
Contributors
QuickAndDirtyTips.com author  
Mignon Fogarty, Inc. owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
131
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Categories
Education Higher Education Literature Language Courses Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
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

9.08.2018

633 - Is That Comment Facetious, Sarcastic, or Sardonic? Cleft Sentences.

2.08.2018

632 - 'Ask' as a Noun. Ships as 'She.'

26.07.2018

631 - Anniversaries. Conversate.

19.07.2018

630 - Who Wrote the ABC Song? Shark Idioms!

12.07.2018

629 - 'Gourmet' or 'Gourmand'? Why July 14 Is Called Bastille Day.

5.07.2018

628 - Why 'Bag' and 'Beg' Sound the same to some people? Does 'Texas' Mean 'Crazy'?

28.06.2018

627 - How to Write a Great Cover Letter. 'Kinda' and 'Wanna': Real Words or Not?

21.06.2018

626 - ‘Aggravate’ Versus ‘Irritate’ What Is a Functional Shift?

14.06.2018

625 - ‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a Thank-You Note

7.06.2018

624 - ‘Trooper’ and ‘Trouper.” Why Is It Called a Spelling Bee?

31.05.2018

623 - 'Calvary' or 'Cavalry'? Spelling Bee Interview.

24.05.2018

622 - Is a Troop One Person or a Group? Repetition

17.05.2018

621 - ‘Council’ or ‘Counsel’? Direct and Indirect Quotations. Oxymorons.

10.05.2018

620 - When to Capitalize 'Mom.' In the Doldrums.

3.05.2018

619 - Co-worker. Barefaced and Baldfaced Lies. Mixed Metaphors.

26.04.2018

618 - Jazz and Thunder. Say Your Piece (or Peace)?

19.04.2018

617 - 'Lay' and 'Lie.' 'Grill' and 'Grille.' 'Warsh.'

12.04.2018

616 - The Prodigal Tongue. Odoriferous. Battle Royale.