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
||Clean663 - D-Day. Why I Want a Salad-Salad.||What does the "D" in "D-Day" mean? What makes a salad-salad different from a plain old salad?||2/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
||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|
Grammar Girl is a wealth of knowledge!
I'm a college Junior majoring in English. I feel I'm reasonably good with grammar, but there are often grammar points that confuse me even still. Grammar Girl's Q&D Tips really have helped me in writing papers and helping my boyfriend (who is a writer and college Senior) edit, correct, and improve his stories. This podcast has helped remind me when to use "who" vs. "whom", and how to properly use prepositions. (Yay! They CAN be at the end of your sentence in certain circumstances). I keep the episodes to listen to over and over, and refer back to them when I am writing. The episodes are the PERFECT length - short and to the point - and Grammar Girl uses excellent examples that are easy to understand, which is helpful when you can't remember quite what a prepositional phrase actually is. This is a great Podcast for anyone: students young and old, businessmen and women, writers, admin assistants, or ANYONE who writes emails, business letters, press announcements, technical documents, papers, stories - whatever! Thanks to Grammar Girl, I will endeavor to stop using two spaces at the beginning of a sentence, since most the time it's unnecessary. :) GET THIS PODCAST! You really won't regret it!
My first review
I've never written one of these before, but I liked Grammar Girl enough to sign up for an account. G.G. is a quick and to the point podcast, which is rare. Heck, some of them don't even have a point to get to, which makes this podcast stand out. Grammar girl is an animated speaker, and she makes what could be a very dry subject matter into amusing little 5 - 10 minute shorts. Like her cheerful logo, she's bright, helpful, and educational.
You go, Grammar Girl!
I love listening to this podcast on my way to work... as a Spanish teacher, every day is a grammar day and you have given me great explanations to help my students better understand concepts that can be daunting. After having been a subscriber for only two weeks, your podcast has already put to rest one of the grammar battles that has been raging among teachers in the World Languages wing for quite awhile...and let's just say that you helped to prove that I was right yet again! Thanks, Grammar Girl. Keep up the good work!
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