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
||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|
||Clean637 - ‘MacGyver.’ ‘Semicolons.’||‘MacGyver.’ ‘Semicolons.’||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean636 - 'To Boot.' Duck Tape. 'Can' and 'May.' Pronouns.||'To Boot.' Duck Tape. 'Can' and 'May.' Pronouns.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean635 - 'Quick and Dirty.' 'Momentarily.' Short Subjects.||'Quick and Dirty.' 'Momentarily.' Short Subjects.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean634 - 'Rack' or 'Wrack'? How to Eliminate Adverbs.||'Rack' or 'Wrack'? How to Eliminate Adverbs.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Words for Color||Did you know there was a color boom in the 1800s?||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean633 - Is That Comment Facetious, Sarcastic, or Sardonic? Cleft Sentences.||Is That Comment Facetious, Sarcastic, or Sardonic? Cleft Sentences.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean632 - 'Ask' as a Noun. Ships as 'She.'||'Ask' as a Noun. Ships as 'She.'||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean631 - Anniversaries. Conversate.||Anniversaries. Conversate. How dare you deface library books?||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean630 - Who Wrote the ABC Song? Shark Idioms!||Who Wrote the ABC Song? Shark Idioms!||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean629 - 'Gourmet' or 'Gourmand'? Why July 14 Is Called Bastille Day.||'Gourmet' or 'Gourmand'? Why July 14 Is Called Bastille Day.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean628 - Why 'Bag' and 'Beg' Sound the same to some people? Does 'Texas' Mean 'Crazy'?||The Bag-Beg Merger. Norwegian Use of 'Texas.'||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean627 - How to Write a Great Cover Letter. 'Kinda' and 'Wanna': Real Words or Not?||How to Write a Great Cover Letter. 'Kinda' and 'Wanna': Real Words or Not?||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean626 - ‘Aggravate’ Versus ‘Irritate’ What Is a Functional Shift?||‘Aggravate’ Versus ‘Irritate’ What Is a Functional Shift?||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean625 - ‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a Thank-You Note||‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a Thank-You Note||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean624 - ‘Trooper’ and ‘Trouper.” Why Is It Called a Spelling Bee?||‘Trooper’ and ‘Trouper.” Why Is It Called a Spelling Bee?||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean623 - 'Calvary' or 'Cavalry'? Spelling Bee Interview.||'Calvary' or 'Cavalry'? Spelling Bee Interview.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean622 - Is a Troop One Person or a Group? Repetition||Is a Troop One Person or a Group? It Is What It Is.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean621 - ‘Council’ or ‘Counsel’? Direct and Indirect Quotations. Oxymorons.||‘Council’ or ‘Counsel’? Direct and Indirect Quotations. Oxymorons.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean620 - When to Capitalize 'Mom.' In the Doldrums.||When to Capitalize 'Mom.' In the Doldrums.||5/10/2018||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|
Practical advice for the Everyman
I’m hooked! Thanks for explaining the little things that never seemed to make sense to me.
Simple, concise - perfect!
Thanks Grammar Girl! ~5 min a day to help make my scientific writing better is indispensable. Keep up the good work and I look forward to future episodes.
Thanks for the great grammar lesson. It's short and easy to understand.
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