Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing and feed your love of the English language. 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.

In honor of Halloween, we look at ghastly words for ghosts. Also, people have been asking how to properly use the phrase "quid pro quo," so we have the answer. (Do you know the plural?)
In honor of Halloween, we look at ghastly words for ghosts. Also, people have been asking how to properly use the phrase "quid pro quo," so we have the answer. (Do you know the plural?)
Dave Itzkoff on Writing a Biography of Robin Williams
Dave Itzkoff on Writing a Biography of Robin Williams
734 734 - Ghost Words Oct. 24, 2019
Phantomnation, gravy, twill, and more. Words that shouldn't exist.
734 734 - Ghost Words Oct. 24, 2019
Phantomnation, gravy, twill, and more. Words that shouldn't exist.
Why People Hate Words Like 'Moist'
Why People Hate Words Like 'Moist'
How to Write a Conclusion. ‘Rebut’ or ‘Refute’?
How to Write a Conclusion. ‘Rebut’ or ‘Refute’?
Compound Possession. 'Friday' or 'On Friday'?
Compound Possession. 'Friday' or 'On Friday'?
Lauren Shippen talks about turning a podcast into a novel and going from working alone to working on multiple projects and managing whole teams.
Lauren Shippen talks about turning a podcast into a novel and going from working alone to working on multiple projects and managing whole teams.
If you've ever wondered why "primer" is sometimes pronounced "primmer," this show is for you! We also talk about why you make words that end in Y plural in different ways.
If you've ever wondered why "primer" is sometimes pronounced "primmer," this show is for you! We also talk about why you make words that end in Y plural in different ways.
“Tank,” “bulldozer,” and “jeep” got the ball rolling, and it kept going from there.
“Tank,” “bulldozer,” and “jeep” got the ball rolling, and it kept going from there.
A listener asked why Australians use the present perfect tense in a way that you won't hear in British or American English. We discovered that it's true-- and that you'll most often hear it in crime reports. Also, we look at a slightly controversial use of
A listener asked why Australians use the present perfect tense in a way that you won't hear in British or American English. We discovered that it's true-- and that you'll most often hear it in crime reports. Also, we look at a slightly controversial use of