Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know (Quick & Dirty Tips) (Paperback)

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Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know (Quick & Dirty Tips) (Paperback)

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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—with Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know.

Not sure whether your post-high school vocabulary is up to snuff? This handy reference guide is a great starting point for ensuring you know the words that will help you impress your college professors, hold your own among your peers, write killer papers, and simply sound articulate—a skill that will benefit you 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 gives you the confidence to succeed and sets you up for a lifetime of success.

MIGNON FOGARTY is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network. She is a five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards, an inductee of the Podcasting Hall of Fame, a New York Times bestselling author, and the former chair of media entrepreneurship in the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada. She has appeared as a guest expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show, and she currently lives in California with her husband, Patrick. Visit her website at QuickAndDirtyTips.com to sign up for her free email newsletter and podcast.
Product Details ISBN: 9780312573454
ISBN-10: 0312573456
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: July 5th, 2011
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Quick & Dirty Tips

“A fun and useful gift for any grad.” —City Book Review

“101 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know will help you impress professors and bosses, write killer papers, and hold your own in any conversation ... Let the go-to gal of grammar help you with your vocabulary skills and you'll be set for life.” —Portland Book Review