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
||Clean586 GG. UK and US English. Bad or Badly?||UK and US English. Bad or Badly?||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean585 GG. Rainy Idioms. "Because," "Due To," "Since," and "As"||Rainy Idioms. "Because," "Due To," "Since," and "As"||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean584 GG. Pipe Dream. Comma Before a Quotation.||Pipe Dream. Comma Before a Quotation.||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean583 GG Important or Importantly? Time Traveler Words||Important or Importantly? Time Traveler Words||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean582 GG. How to Use Quotations. Stop Calling Yourself a Grammar Nazi||How to Use Quotations. Stop Calling Yourself a Grammar Nazi||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean581 GG. Riffle and Rifle. Worcestershire Sauce.||Why Worcester is pronounced Wooster||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean580 GG. Introductory Paragraphs. One of The...||Introductory Paragraphs. One of The...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean579 GG Language Games. Jerry-Built. And Female Juniors||Language Games. Jerry-Built. And Female Juniors||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean578 GG Words from Obsolete Technology||CC, dime store, and food stamps: Words from obsolete technology||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean577 GG The Trump Jr. Punctuation Kerfuffle. Generation Names.||The Trump Jr. Punctuation Kerfuffle. Generation Names.||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean576 GG Critique or Criticize? Games Like Pig Latin||Critique or Criticize? Games Like Pig Latin||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean575 GG Gestures. Elbow Grease. Capitalizing Directions.||Do you wonder why you talk with your hands, even when you're on the phone?||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean574 GG Commas with Transition Words. Double Whammy.||Commas with Transition Words. Double Whammy.||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean573 GG Until, Till, and 'Til. Dad Jokes.||Until, Till, and 'Til. Dad Jokes.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean572 GG Themself. Comma Splices.||Themself. Comma Splices.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean571 GG Lego or Legos? Why English Spelling Reform Is Doomed.||Lego or Legos? Why English Spelling Reform Is Doomed.||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean570 GG Burned or Burnt? Why English Spelling Is a Mess.||Burned or Burnt? Why English Spelling Is a Mess.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean569 GG. Explain vs. Explanation. How to Outline.||Composing an outline is key. Here's why.||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean568 GG. In or Among. Weird Words.||In or Among. Weird Words.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean567 Is Pig Latin a Real Language?||Is Pig Latin a Real Language?||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean566 GG. Off Your Feed. Animal Language.||Off Your Feed. Animal Language.||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean565 GG. Apple, Podcasts, and Prepositions. Forensic Linguistics.||Apple, Podcasts, and Prepositions. Forensic Linguistics.||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean564 GG. Preposition or Adverb?||Preposition or Adverb?||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean563 GG Singular 'They'||Singular 'They'||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean562 GG AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style Updates||AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style Updates||3/30/2017||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|
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!