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
||Clean535 GG Anyways or Anyway? Topic Sentences||Anyways or Anyway? How to Write a Good Topic Sentence||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean534 GG. Bridget Jones. Pay Dirt. Dashes.||Bridget Jones's Baby. Pay Dirt. Dashes.||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean533 GG. Etc. Short Shrift. Prepositions||How to Pronounce 'Etcetera," Short Shrift, and Prepositions||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean532 GG Loose or Lose. You Wazzock.||Loose or Lose. You Wazzock.||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean531 GG Writing Dual POVs. Space Operas and Soap Operas.||Writing Dual POVs. Space Operas and Soap Operas.||8/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean530 GG Whom. Preorder. Badger, Weasel, Ferret.||Whom. Preorder. Badger, Weasel, Ferret.||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean529 GG Latin Words. Batten Down the Hatches||Latin Words. Batten Down the Hatches||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean528 GG Adjectives. Logical Fallacies||528 GG Adjective.s Logical Fallacies||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean527 GG 'Lit' or 'Lighted.' Why Some Words Become Homophones||'Lit' or 'Lighted.' Why Some Words Become Homophones||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean526 GG Types of Third Person Point of View. Flammable and Inflammable||Which type of third person POV should you use? Flammable and inflammable.||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean525 GG Food Idioms. 'Affective' or 'Effective'||Why do we say 'Take it with a grain of salt' and other food idioms?||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean524 GG. Affect Versus Effect. How to Pronounce The||Affect Versus Effect||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean523 GG Sightseeing. On Accident Versus by Accident||Sightseeing. On Accident Versus by Accident||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean522 GG Hearty or Hardy? How English Became English. Jury-Rigged.||Hearty or Hardy? How English Became English. Jury-Rigged.||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean521 GG Is Funnest a Word? How to Pronounce Adirondack.||How to Pronounce Adirondack. Is Funnest a Word? Writing to Audio||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean520 GG Band Names. Woman or Female?||Band Names. Woman or Female?||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean519 GG RBIs. Principal and Principle. Run of the Mill||RBIs. Principal and Principle. Run of the Mill||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean518 GG Are You Interurban? Vonnegut's Famous Semicolon Quotation Was Taken Out of Context. Off the Cuff.||Are You Interurban? Vonnegut's Famous Semicolon Quotation Was Taken Out of Context. Off the Cuff.||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean517 GG Why Do We Call It Commencement? When to Delete "It"||Why Do We Call It Commencement? When to Delete "It"||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean516 GG Celsius Versus Centigrade. 'Between' Versus 'Among'||Celsius Versus Centigrade. 'Between' Versus 'Among'||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean515 GG Home vs. Away? How to Make Product Names Plural||Home vs. Away? How to Make Product Names Plural||5/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean514 GG Brouhaha. New Words. One Fell Swoop.||Brouhaha. New Words. One Fell Swoop.||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean513 GG North or Northbound. Subjunctive Verbs.||North or Northbound. Subjunctive Verbs.||4/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean512 GG Titled or Entitled? AP Style Updates. Into Thin Air.||Titled or Entitled? AP Style Updates. Into Thin Air. (Squiggly steals chocolate and blames aliens.)||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean511 GG Pronouncing Pulitzer. Navajo Codes in WWII||Why Pulitzer Isn’t Pronounced the Way You Probably Think It Is. How Navajo Codes Helped the Allies Win World War II||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFind older shows at QuickAndDirtyTips.com||Get the transcript of this podcast, and many other Quick and Dirty Tips Podcasts, at QuickAndDirtyTips.com||1/1/2005||Free||View in iTunes|
One of the best podcasts available. I am trying to write in the active voice, and avoid overuse of of. Oops. Very useful, and always entertaining. Finally, the "that" vs. "which" mystery has been properly explained to me!
Perfect content for a Podcast and extremely well done!
Mignon Fogarty has chosen the perfect topic for the Podcast format. The potential audience for a Podcast like this is huge when you consider that all of the people who listen to Podcasts likely write and many of them care about how they write. If you regularly have questions about how best to communicate using the written word, then “Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing” is for you. Mignon selects commonly misunderstood concepts in grammar for each installment and provides practical tips often together with illustrative examples for each. Her Podcasts are educational, often entertaining, and useful. They are the best two to seven minutes I spend with myiPod each week. I tell all who will listen about this Podcast. I communicate regularly to large audiences about Web 2.0, its characteristics, opportunities, and challenges. I never forget to mention this little gem when I discuss Podcasting. I must admit that writing a review of a Podcast on grammar is bit strange. I’m rather self-conscious as I write this. I should also point out that this is the second time I’ve written this. The first time, I clicked on the “preview” button iniTunes and it rudely told me that the session had timed out. There was no way I could find in iTunes to get back to what I wrote. So much for Apple’s reputation as a leader in ease of use! My advice to anyone else who is planning to write a review iniTunes is to use some other program to do the writing and then cut and paste the text into the iTunes page. Keep up the great work, Mignon. Love your Absolute Science Podcast too.
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I couldn't have asked for a better podcast. Her voice is pleasant, authoritative yet humble. This podcast SHOULD be at the top of the list. Everyone will benifit by subscribing.