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Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

In under five minutes, you'll get a fun and friendly dose of writing advice. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

Episodes:

Type Released Title Description
10/14/2018 Grammar Girl #643. ‘In the Limelight.’ ‘A’ or ‘An’? In this week's podcast, we figure out why we say people are "in t...
10/09/2018 Grammar Girl #642. 'Regard' or 'Regards'? Languages Without Numbe... This week, we tease out when to use "regard" and when to use "reg...
10/03/2018 Grammar Girl #641. 'Myself.' 'Get the Skinny." This week, I help people learn how to use the word "myself" (and ...
09/26/2018 Grammar Girl #640. Middle Voice This week, we look at an interesting kind of sentence that's writ...
09/20/2018 Grammar Girl #639. Great Paragraphs. Falling off the Turnip Truck... Go beyond formulaic essay rules and create paragraphs that will h...
09/12/2018 Grammar Girl #638. 'None.' Talk Like a Pirate Day. Some people say it has to be "none is," but we tackle "none are."...
09/04/2018 Grammar Girl #637. ‘MacGyver.’ ‘Semicolons.’ Last week, I talked about "MacGyvering" things, so this week, I e...
08/29/2018 Grammar Girl #636. 'To Boot.' Duck Tape. 'Can' and 'May.' Pronoun... Why we say "to boot." Is the correct name "duct tape" or "duck ta...
08/24/2018 Grammar Girl #635. 'Quick and Dirty.' 'Momentarily.' Short Subje... For everyone who has wondered why we're called the "Quick and Dir...
08/15/2018 Grammar Girl #634. 'Rack' or 'Wrack'? How to Eliminate Adverbs Did you know that "wrack" is a word for seaweed? I didn't! Also, ...
08/13/2018 BONUS: Words for Color Hear one of my favorite segments from a recent Stitcher Premium b...
08/09/2018 Grammar Girl #633: Facetious, Sarcastic, and Sardonic. Cleft Sent... This week, we talk about the difference between being facetious, ...
07/31/2018 Grammar Girl #632. 'Ask' as a Noun. Ships as 'She.' This week we answer a listener question about "the ask" and look ...
07/25/2018 Grammar Girl #631. Anniversary. Conversate. It's the 12th anniversary of the Grammar Girl podcast! Or is that...
07/18/2018 Grammar Girl #630. The ABC Song. Idioms About Sharks. This week, we talk about who wrote the alphabet song that helps p...
07/11/2018 Grammar Girl #629: 'Gourmet' or 'Gourmand'? Why July 14 Is Calle... In honor of Bastille Day (July 14), we talk about the difference ...
07/04/2018 Grammar Girl #628. Bag-Beg. Interment and Internment. Texas. This week, we’ll talk about why I pronounce the word “aggrava...
06/17/2018 Grammar Girl #627: How to Write a Great Cover Letter. 'Kinda' and... How to write a great cover letter. Also, we say "kinda," "wanna,"...
06/17/2018 Grammar Girl #626. 'Aggravate' or 'Irritate'? 'Invite' as a Noun... Some people say you shouldn't use "aggravate" to mean "irritate" ...
06/08/2018 Grammar Girl #625. ‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a T... ‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a Thank-You Note FOLLO...
06/06/2018 Grammar Girl #624. 'Trooper' and 'Trouper.' 'Bee' Words. This week, we talk about the difference between a "trooper" and a...
05/29/2018 Grammar Girl #623. 'Calvary' or 'Cavalry'? Spelling Bee Interview If you have trouble remembering how to pronounce "cavalry," I hav...
05/24/2018 Grammar Girl #622. Troops. Repetition Is a troop one person or a group, and what's up with obviously re...
05/17/2018 Grammar Girl #621. 'Council' or 'Counsel'? Direct and Indirect Qu... Listen to the Grammar Girl podcast on YouTube! FOLLOW ALONG ON TH...
05/10/2018 Grammar Girl #620. Capitalizing 'Mom.' In the Doldrums Whether you capitalize "mom" depends on how you are using the wor...
05/03/2018 Grammar Girl #619. Co-Worker. Barefaced or Baldfaced Lie? Mixed M... Listen to the Grammar Girl podcast right here on YouTube! Co-work...
04/26/2018 Grammar Girl #618. Team Names. Say Your Piece/Peace Are sports team names singular or plural? Do you say your piece o...
04/19/2018 Grammar Girl #617. 'Lay' and 'Lie.' 'Grill' and 'Grille.' 'Warsh.... Listen to the Grammar Girl podcast on YouTube! This week, we talk...
04/13/2018 Grammar Girl #616. The Prodigal Tongue. Odorous. Battle Royale This week, I have a delightful excerpt from Lynne Murphy's new bo...
04/06/2018 Grammar Girl #615. Adverbs. Noisome. Receipts. Case Quarter. This week, we talk about how adverbs can be squishy in what they ...


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