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 30 million times. Now she’s turning her attention to improving our vocabulary—one word at a time.
Her handy reference guide, Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know, is a great starting point for ensuring students know the words that will help them impress their college professors, hold their own among peers, write killer papers, and simply sound articulate—a skill that will benefit students 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 offers students the confidence to succeed and sets them up for a lifetime of success.
“Delightfully droll . . . Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples.”—Los Angeles Times
"Fogarty has become the country’s go-to girl on grammar. Helpful. Smart. Funny. Fans find Grammar Girl to be all those things.”—The Seattle Times
Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. Formerly a magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. Her Grammar Girl web site (quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl) has been selected as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writer's Digest magazine. She lives in Reno, Nevada.
From 'affects' to 'effects' and from 'less' to 'fewer'... Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, sets the record straight on many common grammar gaffes. Here is the story behind her weekly 'Quick and Dirty Tips' podcast, now a popular audio book from Macmillan Audio. Visit http://grammar.qdnow.com for more.