Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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689 - More or most? Majority or plurality? The many (how many?) ways to describe amounts.


How many do you need for a "majority. When "a couple" isn't two. And more.


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688 - Dangling Participles


What are participles and why do they dangle?


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687 - What It's Like to Be a Book Editor and Translator


St. Martin's editor Elizabeth Dyssegaard is from Denmark and also works as a translator.


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686 - The 'Dilemma' Dilemma. 'Big Bang Theory" Words and Language.


The 'Dilemma' Dilemma. 'Big Bang Theory" Words and Language.


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685 - How to Find Work as a Freelance Writer. 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."


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684 - ‘Unquote’ or ‘End Quote’? Cinco de Mayo. Horse Idioms.


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.


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683 - ‘So’ and ‘So That’: What Type of Conjunction Are They?


‘So’ and ‘So That’: What Type of Conjunction Are They?


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682 - Do You Drop Your T's? 'Sneaked' and 'Snuck.'


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."


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681 - 'The Dictionary of Difficult Words,' an Interview with Jane Solomon


Doppelganger, estival, and funambulist. Jane Solomon shares the story behind her new book, "The Dictionary of Difficult Words."


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680 - Wakandan, Groot, and Other Languages of the Marvel Universe. Easter and Passover.


Wakandan, Groot, and Other Languages of the Marvel Universe. Easter and Passover.


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