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Grammar Girl's quick and dirty tips for better writing

Author: Mignon Fogarty
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The founder of a popular weekly podcast shares comprehensive explanations for troublesome grammar rules in a resource complemented by memory tricks, word-choice guidelines, and e-mail tips.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mignon Fogarty
ISBN: 9780805088311 0805088318
OCLC Number: 184823098
Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Dirty words --
Grammar Girl on grammar! --
Let's get it started: starting a sentence --
Punch up your punctuation --
Big and tall: capitalization --
Prozac for pronouns: getting the stuntmen of language under control --
Internet intervention! --
I'm so stylish: style and writing --
Work it.
Other Titles: Quick and dirty tips for better writing
Responsibility: Mignon Fogarty.
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Covers the grammar rules and word-choice. From "between vs among" and "although vs while" to comma splices and misplaced modifiers, this volume offers memory tricks and explanations that helps  Read more...

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"Reminds me of when I first read "Strunk and White". I will use it in my classroom."--Fourth Grade Teacher, Las Vegas Public School System"Whether you are a grammar-phobe seeking guidance, a parent Read more...

 
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Grammar Girl Is Everywhere to Help

by deniseduvernay (WorldCat user published 2011-07-21) Excellent Permalink

Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty is the host of a wildly popular podcast (you can also read her entries on her website) and I consult her site (and her personally via Twitter) frequently for help or her opinion on a topic. I'm an English teacher, and English confuses me, so I can only imagine how helpful...
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