Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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Greg H.
 Sep 7, 2018
I listen to Grammar Girl on my commute to and from work. Mignon is always cheerful and informative. We are the Guardians of the Grammary!

Pavel
 Sep 1, 2018
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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

Episode Date
651 - 'Capitulate' or 'Recapitulate'? Colons.
00:12:56
Dec 13, 2018
650 - 'Wreaked' or 'Wrought'? 'Crescendo.' Could We Understand Aliens?
00:15:29
Dec 06, 2018
649 - 'Ado' or 'Adieu'? Pronouns and Antecedents
00:15:42
Nov 29, 2018
648 - Does Your Language Influence How You Think?
00:24:31
Nov 22, 2018
647 - Pronoun Order. ‘Flier’ or ‘Flyer.’ The Plural of ‘Mouse.’
00:13:04
Nov 15, 2018
646 - 'Blond' or 'Blonde'? How 'Trolloping' Became a Word.
00:16:17
Nov 08, 2018
645 - Interview with New York Times bestselling author Courtney Summers
00:17:28
Nov 01, 2018
644 - 'Sit' or 'Set'? Monster Names.
00:09:24
Oct 25, 2018
643 - ‘In the Limelight.’ ‘A’ or ‘An’?
00:14:15
Oct 18, 2018
642 - 'Regard' Versus 'Regards.' Languages Without Numbers.
00:15:54
Oct 11, 2018
641 - 'Myself.' ‘Get the Skinny.’
00:17:37
Oct 04, 2018
640 - Can a Screw Screw Itself into a Board? (Middle Voice)
00:19:10
Sep 27, 2018
639 - Great Paragraphs. Falling off the Turnip Truck.
00:10:33
Sep 20, 2018
638 - 'None.' How Pirates Talked.
00:12:15
Sep 13, 2018
637 - ‘MacGyver.’ ‘Semicolons.’
00:10:37
Sep 06, 2018
636 - 'To Boot.' Duck Tape. 'Can' and 'May.' Pronouns.
00:16:46
Aug 30, 2018
635 - 'Quick and Dirty.' 'Momentarily.' Short Subjects.
00:13:52
Aug 24, 2018
634 - 'Rack' or 'Wrack'? How to Eliminate Adverbs.
00:09:14
Aug 16, 2018
BONUS: Words for Color
00:11:17
Aug 14, 2018
633 - Is That Comment Facetious, Sarcastic, or Sardonic? Cleft Sentences.
00:15:44
Aug 09, 2018
632 - 'Ask' as a Noun. Ships as 'She.'
00:13:34
Aug 02, 2018
631 - Anniversaries. Conversate.
00:15:11
Jul 26, 2018
630 - Who Wrote the ABC Song? Shark Idioms!
00:13:15
Jul 19, 2018
629 - 'Gourmet' or 'Gourmand'? Why July 14 Is Called Bastille Day.
00:13:06
Jul 12, 2018
628 - Why 'Bag' and 'Beg' Sound the same to some people? Does 'Texas' Mean 'Crazy'?
00:14:24
Jul 05, 2018
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00:00:27
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