Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
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Description: Online sensation Grammar Girl makes grammar fun and easy in her print debut Are you stumped by split infinitives? Terrified of using “who” when a “whom” is called for? Do you avoid the words “lay” and “lie” altogether? Grammar Girl is here to help! Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar—but she’s also determined to make the process as painless as possible. One year ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. The podcasts have now been downloaded more than seven million times, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips onOprahand appeared on the pages ofThe New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, andUSA Today. Written with the wit, warmth, and accessability that the podcasts are known for,Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writingcovers the grammar rules and word-choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers. From “between vs. among” and “although vs. while” to comma splices and misplaced modifiers, Mignon offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Chock-full of tips on style, business writing, and effective e-mailing, Grammar Girl’s print debut deserves a spot on every communicator’s desk.
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Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall