Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more
Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Grammar Girl is your friendly guide to the English language—writing, history, rules, and cool stuff. We cover punctuation, grammar, style, word histories, idioms, and more. Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. QuickandDirtyTips.com
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 3,355 ratings
This show is entertaining for lovers of the written English language. There is lots of useful information about style guides (Chicago vs AP, etc.) and evolving practices in journalism. I enjoy the short snippets on familects, words invented within a family group. A sweet example is “huggle,”...Read full review »
athirkell via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/03/20
Why?
Migon Seriously, You had to drag politics into this podacast??
J La' Drew via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/17/20
Oh that voice
Is it Valley Girl? Not sure what it is but it is annoying to listen to when the end of every sentence is two notes down from the previous. And so scripted. Loosen it up and maybe speak a bit faster? I can’t usually get through a full episode, much as I want to.
Doc lady via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/26/20
Recent Episodes
If getting laurels is good, and being a Nobel laureate is good, how did we get to "resting on your laurels" being bad? Also, we learn that the word "smarmy" started as a joke (in fact, a kind of familect story). Read the transcript: Laurels. Smarmy. Use the hashtag #WhereIListen and tag me to...
Published 09/24/20
Believe it or not, there are actually rules to being funny. Also, do you think "woah" is a separate word from "whoa"? Some people do, and they think it has a separate meaning. Read the transcript: Humor Writing. Whoa. Use the hashtag #WhereIListen and tag me to show me where you listen to the...
Published 09/17/20
People have been asking about the "unavailable" meaning of "out of pocket" for decades, but there's also an "inappropriate" meaning that is spreading. Read the transcript: Out of Pocket Use the hashtag #WhereIListen and tag me to show me where you listen to the Grammar Girl podcast. Subscribe to...
Published 09/10/20
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »