Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
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WINNER OF BEST EDUCATION PODCAST IN THE 2017 PODCAST AWARDS. 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. Find the full, ad-free archive of Grammar Girl, as well as exclusive bonus episodes, only on Stitcher Premium. Use code GRAMMAR for one free month at stitcherpremium.com/grammar
||Clean662 - Never Misspell 'Bureaucracy' Again.||'Racket' or 'Racquet." 'Bureaucracy.' Winter Storm Words||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean661 - How Paula Brackston picks her characters’ names and uses language to set a tone.||The New York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston talks about how she picks her characters’ names, uses language to set a tone, and juggles multiple books at once.||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean660 - 'Irregardless' or 'Regardless'? Crime Words.||Why do people say "irregardless" and where do we get words like "sleuth," "red herring," and "gumshoe"?||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean659 - Normans, Ralls, and Voicemail||I want you to share your family's word stories, and I tell one of my own to get you started.||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean658 - 'Wage,' 'Wager,' and 'Wed'||How are your 'wages' related to your 'mortgage' and your 'wedding'?||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean657 - 'Tip of the Hat" or 'Tip Your Hand'? 'Yeah No.'||'Tip of the Hat" or 'Tip Your Hand'? 'Yeah No.'||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean656 - ‘Relapse’ or ‘Recur’? 'Kneeled' or 'Knelt.' ’Methinks.’||‘Relapse’ or ‘Recur’? 'Kneeled' or 'Knelt.' ’Methinks.’||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean655 - ‘Myriad’ or ‘Myriad Of’? What Is a Run-On Sentence?||‘Myriad’ or ‘Myriad Of’? What Is a Run-On Sentence?||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean654 - 'Stint' or 'Stent'? How to Pronounce 'Coyote.'||'Stint' or 'Stent'? How to Pronounce 'Coyote.'||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean653 - How to Use an Asterisk. Journaling.||How to Use an Asterisk. Journaling.||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean652 - ‘Purposely' or 'Purposefully'? Yule.||'Purposely' or 'Purposefully'? Double Negatives.||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean651 - 'Capitulate' or 'Recapitulate'? Colons.||'Capitulate' or 'Recapitulate'? How to Use Colons.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean650 - 'Wreaked' or 'Wrought'? 'Crescendo.' Could We Understand Aliens?||'Wreaked' or 'Wrought'? 'Crescendo.' Could We Understand Aliens?||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean649 - 'Ado' or 'Adieu'? Pronouns and Antecedents||'Ado' or 'Adieu'? Pronouns and Antecedents||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean648 - Does Your Language Influence How You Think?||The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis was once widely debunked, but there are chinks in the armor.||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean647 - Pronoun Order. ‘Flier’ or ‘Flyer.’ The Plural of ‘Mouse.’||Pronoun Order. ‘Flier’ or ‘Flyer.’ The Plural of ‘Mouse.’||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean646 - 'Blond' or 'Blonde'? How 'Trolloping' Became a Word.||'Blond' or 'Blonde'? How 'Trolloping' Became a Word.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean645 - Interview with New York Times bestselling author Courtney Summers||Courtney explains why she likes to write such dark novels.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean644 - 'Sit' or 'Set'? Monster Names.||'Sit' or 'Set'? Monster Names.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean643 - ‘In the Limelight.’ ‘A’ or ‘An’?||643 - ‘In the Limelight.’ ‘A’ or ‘An’?||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean642 - 'Regard' Versus 'Regards.' Languages Without Numbers.||'Regard' Versus 'Regards.' Languages Without Numbers.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean641 - 'Myself.' ‘Get the Skinny.’||'Myself.' ‘Get the Skinny.’||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean640 - Can a Screw Screw Itself into a Board? (Middle Voice)||Can a Screw Screw Itself into a Board? (It's not passive voice. It's middle voice!)||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean639 - Great Paragraphs. Falling off the Turnip Truck.||Great Paragraphs. Falling off the Turnip Truck.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean638 - 'None.' How Pirates Talked.||'None.' How Pirates Talked.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFind older shows on Stitcher Premium||Get all ad-free archived episodes of Grammar Girl on Stitcher Premium||1/1/2005||Free||View in iTunes|
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.
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!
Glamour Girl's take note!
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.
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