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.

The 'Dilemma' Dilemma. 'Big Bang Theory" Words and Language.
The 'Dilemma' Dilemma. 'Big Bang Theory" Words and Language.
Tips for new graduates or anyone who is trying to get started as a freelance writer. Plus, the adventerous origin of the word "adventure."
Tips for new graduates or anyone who is trying to get started as a freelance writer. Plus, the adventerous origin of the word "adventure."
Today we have a couple of fun, timely segments (Cindo de Mayo! The Kentucky Derby!) and we answer a listener question about whether Grammar Girl is misspeaking.
Today we have a couple of fun, timely segments (Cindo de Mayo! The Kentucky Derby!) and we answer a listener question about whether Grammar Girl is misspeaking.
‘So’ and ‘So That’: What Type of Conjunction Are They?
‘So’ and ‘So That’: What Type of Conjunction Are They?
Young women are leading language change again! This time, it's dropping T's in words like "Vermont" and "important." Also, we look at how "snuck" is sneaking up on "sneaked."
Young women are leading language change again! This time, it's dropping T's in words like "Vermont" and "important." Also, we look at how "snuck" is sneaking up on "sneaked."
Doppelganger, estival, and funambulist. Jane Solomon shares the story behind her new book, "The Dictionary of Difficult Words."
Doppelganger, estival, and funambulist. Jane Solomon shares the story behind her new book, "The Dictionary of Difficult Words."
Wakandan, Groot, and Other Languages of the Marvel Universe. Easter and Passover.
Wakandan, Groot, and Other Languages of the Marvel Universe. Easter and Passover.
Brussels sprouts? Scotch eggs? Swedish meatballs? Which food names can you trust?
Brussels sprouts? Scotch eggs? Swedish meatballs? Which food names can you trust?
Paying our taxes made us think about slang words for money, and all the upcoming religious holidays made us wonder which "god" words to capitalize.
Paying our taxes made us think about slang words for money, and all the upcoming religious holidays made us wonder which "god" words to capitalize.
BONUS: LeVar Burton Reads is back!
There’s so much excitement about the 'Game of Thrones' finale that we just had to include a segment about on it this week’s show. Not just because we love dragons and swords—we do! — but because a core part of the series has been the languages the charact