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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. More than seven million episodes have now been downloaded, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

With the trademark wit, warmth, and approachability that the podcasts are known for, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers 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 listeners recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Chock full of tips on style, business writing, and effective e-mailing, Grammar Girl's latest audiobook should be heard by every communicator.

©2008 Mignon Fogarty, Inc. (P)2008 Macmillan Audio

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"Delightfully droll...Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples." ( Los Angeles Times)

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What made the experience of listening to Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing the most enjoyable?

..but its as fun as can be, its bearable this way.
I'm not anal about grammar, but I have to learn, so this is a grate alternative.

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too basic

Good only if you know NOTHING about grammar.

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