Shopping for the grammar aficionado isn't easy. Fortunately, we at Quick and Dirty Tips have plenty of gift suggestions to surprise the grammar devotee in your life.
5 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Grammar Guru
Idea #1: Grammar Pop Winterfest
Made by our very own Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Pop Winterfest is a fresh, new take on the top-ranked word game. The new universal app for iPhone and iPad has all new wintery sentences, wintery art, and sentences with attributive nouns. Get Winterfest today, and check out the original Grammar Pop app for iPhone or iPad. (Giving Winterfest as a gift? Click to learn how.)
Idea #2: Gourmet Grammarian Plate Set
Let the resident grammarian in your home show off his or her knowledge with this set of grammatically correct dessert plates. They're functional, fun, and educational. Snag your set at Modcloth.
Idea #3: Grammar Girl Gear at Cafe Press Shop
Take this holiday season to infinitives and beyond with Grammar Girl gear from CafePress. You can score t-shirts, magnets, bags, mugs, greeting cards, and more—all featuring Grammar Girl and her pal Squiggly.
Go ahead: Check out the store now. (Pro Tip: The interior of the Grammar Girl greeting cards features a diagrammed sentence.)
Price: $3.99 and up
Idea #4: Assorted Book Purses and Covers
If your grammarphile is also a book lover with a penchant for technology, these book purses and covers are perfect.
Featuring classic covers and designs, these Etsy covers for tablets and e-readers offer protection, style, and credibility, as they imitate the look and feel of real books.
Price: $65 and up
Idea #5: Grammar Girl Books
What better gift is there than the complete collection of Grammar Girl books? Stock your shelf or e-reader today:
- Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Holt Paperbacks, $14.99
- Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.99
- The Grammar Devotional, Holt Paperbacks, $15.99
- Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again, St. Martin's Griffin, $5.99
- Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart, St. Martin's Griffin, $5.99
- Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know, St. Martin's Griffin, $5.99
- Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Never Confuse Again, St. Martin's Griffin, $5.99
- Grammar Girl's Punctuation 911, Henry Holt and Co., $0.99
- Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing, Macmillan Audio, $9.95
- Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College, St. Martin's Griffin, $3.99
Idea #6: Audible Subscription
You've heard Grammar Girl talk about Audible in her podcasts, but did you know you can also give gift subscriptions? Start a free trial, browse the selection, and start listening. You can even download Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing and Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips to Clean Up Your Writing read by Mignon Fogarty herself!
Price: $14.95 and up
Idea #7: Headset for Video Chats
Did you notice the headset that Grammar Girl uses for QDT video chats? If you're interested in conducting your own video chat session, consider investing in a headset for better sound quality and greater comfort.
Want more gift ideas? Check out the Quick and Dirty Tips Holiday Gift Guide