Posted on 08/23/2019 at 11:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar Girl lost a spelling bee, a long time ago, because she misspelled “its,” putting in an apostrophe wh...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, common usage wins out over established grammar rules. That day has not officially arrived for “all of t...

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Posted on 07/02/2019 at 03:55 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Never mind how to pronounce certain file formats — how should you format them in text? A reader sought Grammar Gir...

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Posted on 06/20/2019 at 04:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No judgment here if you struggle to remember when to hyphenate with ages — we looked it up for a long time before...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Podcast

Posted on 06/05/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you don’t know what it means, chances are good you’ve heard someone toss around the phrase “da...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 05/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you should use “snuck” or “sneaked” depends on a few factors, according to Grammar Girl....

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Posted on 05/03/2019 at 02:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Word nerds, rejoice: Grammar Girl is going deep into the weeds. An English teacher had sought Mignon Fogarty’s exp...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 04/25/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Quick and Dirty Tips hosts the Grammar Girl podcast, so it’s only fair that one post should be titled “3 Eas...

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Tagged As: Editing, Grammar Girl

Posted on 03/23/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can add double negatives to the list of grammatical structures that were historically acceptable for years before la...

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Posted on 01/18/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One way to fire up grammar geeks is to ask whether “myriad” or “a myriad of” is correct. The sav...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl