Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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705 - 'Blue Collar,' 'Bluestocking,' and 'the Blue Hair Brigade.' 'Oral' Versus 'Verbal.'


We talk about the origins of the phrases "blue collar," "bluestocking," and "blue hair," and discuss whether you should follow a rule you may not have even heard before: Don't use "verbal" to mean "spoken."


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704 - Present Tense When Writing About Fiction. The Poop Emoji and Eggcorns.


Present Tense When Writing About Fiction. The Poop Emoji and Eggcorns.


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703 - Why There Are 9 Different Ways to Pronounce the Letter T


We count nine different allophones of the letter T. Odds are good you'll recognize them all (and some of them may annoy you).


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702 - ‘All of a Sudden’ or ‘All of the Sudden’? ‘Baited’ or ‘Bated’ Breath?


I had a listener insist the wrong way of saying "suddenly" was right, so I had to look into it. Also, I'll help you spell "bated breath" properly (and explain why it looks so weird).


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701 - ‘Biweekly’ or ‘Semiweekly’? ‘Foward' and ‘Forward.’


‘Biweekly’ or ‘Semiweekly’? ‘Foward' and ‘Forward.’


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700 - When to Capitalize 'Google.' Why Zero is 'Love' in Tennis.


When to Capitalize 'Google.' Why Zero is 'Love' in Tennis.


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699 - When to Capitalize Computer Terms. StetWalk


When to Capitalize Computer Terms. StetWalk


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698 - 'Subpoena.' When To Capitalize 'The' in Titles.


'Subpoena.' When To Capitalize 'The' in Titles.


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697 - What Anyone Can Learn From the College Essay Process


Even if you're not applying to college right now, the format of the college essay has a lot to teach about writing and self-reflection.


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696 - Hyphens in Ages. The Emphatic 'This.'


When to use and not use hyphens in ages, and when it's OK to use "this" instead of "a."


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