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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 13m. Bisher sind 707 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 59 days 8 hours 26 minutes


episode 808: 808 - 6 Latin Abbreviations You Should Know. 'Imply' or 'Infer'?

6 Latin Abbreviations You Should Know. 'Imply' or 'Infer'?


 2021-01-28  14m

episode 807: 807 - Why We Call Them Sea 'Shanties.' A Trick to Remember How to Spell 'Conscience'

If you're enjoying sea shanties these days, have you wondered why they're called "shanties"? Plus, I always have a hard time remembering how to spell "conscience." Here's my trick for remembering.


 2021-01-21  12m

episode 806: 806 - Why You Should Try Fanfiction. How to Find Tricky Pronunciations.

Why You Should Try Fanfiction. How to Find Tricky Pronunciations.


 2021-01-14  16m

episode 805: 805 - 'Acedia': the lost name for the emotion we're all feeling right now

"Acedia": the lost name for the emotion we're all feeling right now. Plus, when does "thank you" need a hyphen?


 2021-01-07  11m

episode 804: 804 - Another Think/Thing Coming. 'Sanction,' 'Cleave,' 'Dust,' and More

Are Americans ruining the put-down "You've got another think coming," or was it the British band Judas Priest?


 2020-12-31  14m

episode 803: 803 - Pandemic, COVID, anderhalvemetersamenleving: 2020 Words of the Year

A conversation with Merriam-Webster's Emily Brewster about the 2020 words of the year


 2020-12-24  22m

episode 802: 802 - Brandon Sanderson on Writing, Character and Place Names, and the Future

Brandon shares funny stories about character and place names gone wrong, his writing struggles, and what the future holds for his work


 2020-12-17  34m

episode 801: 801 - How to Get Your 'Just Deserts.' Comma After 'But'? Why?

More people get the phrase "just deserts" wrong than get it right, but we're here to help! Also, why do some people put a comma after "but"? They shouldn't, but we have some theories about why they do. (But don't.)


 2020-12-10  11m

episode 800: 800 - What Did You Step On? And Is That a Desert or a Dessert?

End sentences with prepositions and never spell "dessert" and "desert" wrong again.


 2020-12-03  9m

episode 799: 799 - What 'Whence' Has to Do with 'Where Are You At?' 'Regime' or 'Regimen'?

Why the decline of 'whence' and 'whither' led to 'Where are you at?' And weird memory tricks to help you remember the difference between 'regime,' 'regimen,' and 'regiment.'


 2020-11-26  11m