Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com

Episode Date
626 - ‘Aggravate’ Versus ‘Irritate’ What Is a Functional Shift?
00:10:09
Jun 21, 2018
625 - ‘Dinner’ or ‘Supper’? How to Write a Thank-You Note
00:15:15
Jun 14, 2018
624 - ‘Trooper’ and ‘Trouper.” Why Is It Called a Spelling Bee?
00:12:11
Jun 07, 2018
623 - 'Calvary' or 'Cavalry'? Spelling Bee Interview.
00:20:06
May 31, 2018
622 - Is a Troop One Person or a Group? Repetition
00:15:50
May 24, 2018
621 - ‘Council’ or ‘Counsel’? Direct and Indirect Quotations. Oxymorons.
00:11:21
May 17, 2018
620 - When to Capitalize 'Mom.' In the Doldrums.
00:16:41
May 10, 2018
619 - Co-worker. Barefaced and Baldfaced Lies. Mixed Metaphors.
00:13:22
May 03, 2018
618 - Jazz and Thunder. Say Your Piece (or Peace)?
00:13:21
Apr 26, 2018
617 - 'Lay' and 'Lie.' 'Grill' and 'Grille.' 'Warsh.'
00:12:14
Apr 19, 2018
616 - The Prodigal Tongue. Odoriferous. Battle Royale.
00:20:43
Apr 12, 2018
615 - Humor with Adverbs. Noisome. Receipts. Case Quarters.
00:18:46
Apr 05, 2018
614 - Illeism. Named For or After? Misinformation and Disinformation.
00:16:08
Mar 29, 2018
613 - Dictionary.com Starts Defining Emoji (an interview with Jane Solomon)
00:29:57
Mar 22, 2018
612 - The Pin/Pen Merger. American. 'Half-Staff' or 'Half-Mast'?
00:20:55
Mar 16, 2018
611 - Pudding. "There Are" Sentences. Winning Limerick
00:13:48
Mar 08, 2018
610 - Top 10 Grammar Myths. How 13 Dog Breeds Got Their Names.
00:14:32
Mar 02, 2018
609 - Pull Idioms. Surprising Food Names. Dillydally.
00:13:53
Feb 22, 2018
608 - Dilly Dilly. How Many Prepositions Can You Put in a Row?
00:15:44
Feb 15, 2018
607 - Brainstorming. Call Out Sick? Synesis.
00:14:49
Feb 08, 2018
606 - Levidromes, Tom Swifty Jokes, and new OED Words.
00:13:25
Feb 01, 2018
605 - A Homophone Error at the SAG Awards. Lectern or Podium? Capitalizing Award Names
00:13:48
Jan 25, 2018
BONUS: Introducing Launch
00:14:38
Jan 22, 2018
604 - Origin of 'Gerrymandering.' Is 'Data' Singular or Plural?
00:11:21
Jan 18, 2018
603 - Words of the Year, Why You Shouldn't Use 'Eskimo,' 'Canon' or 'Cannon'?
00:15:29
Jan 11, 2018
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00:00:27
Jan 02, 2005