Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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.

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episode 764: 764. Skeleton Crew. Hunker Down. Uncharted. Existential.


Times are terrible, but no matter what is happening, we will always have interesting words and phrases to explore.


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episode 763: 763. How to Write Better Email. 'Pandemic' vs. 'Epidemic.' 'Canceled' vs. 'Cancelled.'


Are you writing more email? We have seven ways to do it better. Also, we'll help you understand the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic and when you should use "canceled" versus "cancelled."


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762 - How to Pronounce 'Celtic.' 'Whiskey' or 'Whisky'?


Sports fans say "Seltik." Historians say "Keltik." Here's the deal. Plus, have you ever noticed that Irish whiskey and Scottish whisky are spelled differently?


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761 - Why It's Called 'Daylight Saving Time.' The Origin of the Word 'Woman.'


Why It's Called 'Daylight Saving Time.' The Origin of the Word 'Woman.'


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760 - What Is Genre. 'Bangs' Versus 'Fringe.'


How Americans came to call fringe "bangs." Plus, how to identify a book's genre.


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 2020-02-28  11m
 
 

759 - What Does ‛Mardi Gras’ Mean? "Drive to Work" Versus "Drive Home"


What Does ‛Mardi Gras’ Mean? "Drive to Work" Versus "Drive Home"


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 2020-02-20  8m
 
 

758 - Why 'XOXO' Means 'Hugs and Kisses'


You may write "XOXO" to means "hugs and kisses," but do you know how those symbols get their meaning?


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 2020-02-13  6m
 
 

757 - The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but do you know their origin?


Saturday and Tuesday come from different places. The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but do you know their origin?


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 2020-02-06  9m
 
 

756 - High Odds or Low Odds?


Be careful when using "high" and "low" to describe odds.


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 2020-01-30  10m
 
 

755 - How to Write Anything


Develop this one skill and you'll write better essays, profiles, movie reviews, complaint letters, and more.


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 2020-01-23  9m