Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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  1. A brief history of English (aka when they spoke French in England). Killer death meat.

    Published: 7/23/2024
  2. The power of words: Conscious language, with Karen Yin

    Published: 7/18/2024
  3. How to write about zero. Are your emails accidentally rude? PAPST.

    Published: 7/16/2024
  4. AI: Friend or foe? A conversation with Martha Brockenbrough

    Published: 7/11/2024
  5. The unspoken rules of adjectives. The rise of 'yeah-nah.' Sundies

    Published: 7/9/2024
  6. Grammar Girl at 1000: Words, wisdom, and a dash of whimsy

    Published: 7/4/2024
  7. The birth of American English. How to recognize a phrasal verb. Cucka-nucka.

    Published: 7/2/2024
  8. Buying your hometown newspaper, with Samantha & Greg Enslen

    Published: 6/27/2024
  9. 'Which' versus 'that.' Words for walking. Bottleadammit.

    Published: 6/25/2024
  10. The Hidden Stories of African American English with Dr. Sonja Lanehart

    Published: 6/20/2024
  11. The art of punctuation and the charm of 'kerfuffle.' Nicing.

    Published: 6/18/2024
  12. Exploring the Language of 'Dune': An Interview with Kevin J. Anderson and Scott Brick

    Published: 6/13/2024
  13. The power of sign language in 'Dune.' The words we use for dad. Chee

    Published: 6/11/2024
  14. The crossword craze — now and then — with Ben Zimmer

    Published: 6/6/2024
  15. From 'dog' to 'hot dog.' The 'audience of one' trick. More on the long S. Footbridge.

    Published: 6/4/2024
  16. Why is this a question? with Paul Anthony Jones

    Published: 5/30/2024
  17. What is a Word? Target moments.

    Published: 5/28/2024
  18. How a special dictionary kept soldiers connected during WWII, with Peter Sokolowski

    Published: 5/23/2024
  19. Why some sentences have double subjects. The story behind the old F-like letter S. Schwen schwen on dill.

    Published: 5/21/2024
  20. Efficiency hacks for writers and editors with Erin Brenner

    Published: 5/16/2024

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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.