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Thursday, March 4, 2010

National Grammar Day

It's a Grammar Free-a-Palooza!

In celebration of National Grammar Day, Grammar Girl is giving out free book samples galore! Feel free to forward them to all the grammar lovers (and to those who, er, need the help) in your life.

From Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

Chapter 1: Dirty Words ("Affect" versus "effect," "less" versus "fewer," "whose" versus "who's," etc.)

Chapter 3: Let's Get It Started (Can you start a sentence with "however," "hopefully," or "because"?)

Chapter 9: Work It (Tips on becoming a better writer)

From The Grammar Devotional

The first ENTIRE month of entries ("Supposedly" versus "supposably," "blond" versus "blonde," and 26 other grammar tidbits)

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