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709 - Surprise! The History of Semicolons Is Exciting‪.‬ Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

    • Language Learning

I talked with Cecelia Watson, author of the new book "Semicolon" about how grammar writers in the 1800s became fabulously wealthy, struggled to create rules, and had vicious arguments; and we talked about how researching the book changed her approach to teaching writing and a whole bunch more.
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I talked with Cecelia Watson, author of the new book "Semicolon" about how grammar writers in the 1800s became fabulously wealthy, struggled to create rules, and had vicious arguments; and we talked about how researching the book changed her approach to teaching writing and a whole bunch more.
LINKS AND SPONSORS |
Bank of America: http://careers.bankofamerica.com |
Blinkist: http://trueandco/grammar code: GRAMMAR |
Babbel: http://babbel.com |
Grammar Girl Email Newsletter | https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/newsletters |
Grammar Girl's AP style webinar: http://bit.ly/APStyle2019  |
GRAMMAR POP iOS GAME |
Optimized for iPad: http://bit.ly/iPadGrammarPop |
For iPad and iPhone: http://bit.ly/GrammarPopMobile |
GRAMMAR GIRL BOOKS |
http://bit.ly/GrammarPopBooks |
GRAMMAR GIRL IS PART OF THE QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS PODCAST NETWORK |
VOICEMAIL: 833-214-GIRL (833-214-4475)

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