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Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again

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Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

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Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart

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Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time

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About 101 Troublesome Words

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Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now she’s turning her attention to solving your worst problems—one troublesome word at a time.

The English language is always changing, and that means we are left with words and phrases that are only sort of wrong (or worse, have different definitions depending on where you look them up). How do you know which to use? Grammar Girl to the rescue! This handy reference guide contains the full 411 on 101 words that have given you trouble before—but will never again.

Click here for information about Mignon Fogarty (A.K.A. Grammar Girl).

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About 101 Words to Sound Smart

NEW!  Released November 8th, 2011

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, A.K.A. Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now she’s turning her attention to improving our vocabulary—one smart word at a time.

Are you often stumped for the perfect way to say or write something? Do you find yourself using the same words over and over? Grammar Girl to the rescue! This handy reference guide contains 101 words that will enhance your writing, adding nuance, subtlety, and insight. Using these words in speeches, you'll sound confident and articulate--a skill that will benefit you for years to come.

Full of clear, straightforward definitions and fun quotations from historic luminaries such as Leonardo da Vinci and Charlotte Bronte as well as contemporary notables such as Dave Eggers and Rowan Atkinson, this highly-useable guidebook gives you the ability to speak and write eloquently at any occasion, setting you up for a lifetime of success.

Click here for information about Mignon Fogarty (A.K.A. Grammar Girl).

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About 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, A.K.A. Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 30 million times. After realizing her fans were asking the same questions over and over, Mignon decided to focus her attention on those words that continuously confound the masses. You’ll learn

  • when you should use affect and when effect is right
  • whether you should you say purposely or purposefully
  • what the difference is between hilarious and hysterical
  • and more.

Packed with clear explanations, fun quotations showing the word used in context, and the quick and dirty memory tricks Mignon is known for, this friendly reference guide ends the confusion once and for all and helps you speak and write with confidence.

Click here for information about Mignon Fogarty (A.K.A. Grammar Girl).

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Click here to read the first few pages of Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again in PDF format. You'll discover enough tips, puzzles, and memory tricks to send you on your way to becoming a grammar rock star.

About 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, A.K.A. Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 30 million times. Now she’s turning her attention to improving our vocabulary, one word at a time.

Not sure whether your post-high school vocabulary is up to snuff? This handy reference guide is a great starting point for ensuring you know the words that will help you impress your college professors, hold your own among your peers, write killer papers, and simply sound articulate—a skill that will benefit you for years to come.

Full of clear, straightforward definitions and fun quotations from luminaries such as J.D. Salinger and Susan B. Anthony, to characters such as Marge and Homer Simpson, this highly-useable guidebook gives you the confidence to succeed and sets you up for a lifetime of success.

Click here for information about Mignon Fogarty (A.K.A. Grammar Girl).

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Read an Excerpt from 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

Click here to read the first few pages of Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know in PDF format. You'll discover enough tips, puzzles, and memory tricks to send you on your way to becoming a grammar rock star.

 

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Other Works by Grammar Girl

Grammar Girl Presents: The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students (Trade Paperback): For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, wit, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for. Pop quizzes are scattered throughout to reinforce the explanations, as well as Grammar Girl's trademark Quick and Dirty Tips--easy and fun memory tricks to help with those challenging rules. Complete with a writing style chapter and a guide to the different kinds of writing--everything from school papers to letter writing to e-mails--this guide is sure to become the one-stop, essential book on every student's desk.

 

The Grammar Devotional: Daily Tips for Successful Writing from Grammar Girl (Trade Paperback): In tip-of-the-day form, Grammar Girl serves up 365 lessons on language that are sure to transform your writing and help you sound more polished and professional than ever before. Filled with new, bite-size writing tips, fun quizzes, puzzles, and efficient memory tricks, The Grammar Devotional gives you a daily dose of knowledge to improve your communication skills and also serves as a lasting reference you'll use for years to come.

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (Trade Paperback): Written with the wit, warmth, and accessibility that the Grammar Girl podcasts are known for, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers 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 as well as clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules.
 

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing (Macmillan Audio): Grammar Girl tackles some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. From “lay vs. lie” and “affect vs. effect” to split infinitives and run-on sentences, Grammar Girl offers clear explanations and effective memory tricks to help listeners write (and say) it right.
 

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (Podcast): Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Whether English is your first or second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Subscribe to this free weekly podcast on iTunes or listen and read the episode transcripts on the QDT website.
 

Grammar Girl's Punctuation 911 (Ebook): Grammar Girl tackles the most commonly asked questions regarding punctuation. From semi-colons to serial commas and ellipsis to asterisks, Mignon offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome punctuation rules.
 

 

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Are you confused about the rules of grammar? If so, submit your question to Grammar Girl at feedback@quickanddirtytips.com. The volume of questions makes it impossible to answer each one individually, but your questions are used to select topics for podcast episodes and daily tips. Your comments or questions, in whole or in part, may also appear in an upcoming newsletter. You can also use the search bar at the top of this page to search the entire Quick and Dirty Tips website: there's a good chance your question has already been covered.

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