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Mignon Fogarty
education 246,278 followers
. @quickdirtytips has created a neat back-to-school board on Pinterest: pinterest.com/quickdirtytips…
MT @Poynter We catch up with @GrammarGirl as she begins her job at UNR's Reynolds School of Journalism: poynter.org/latest-news/me…
My handy editing checklist is printable so you can keep it on your desk to use when you're editing. quickanddirtytips.com/education/gram…
It's official! @GrammarGirl is the new @RSJNevada Chair in Media Entrepreneurship. Welcome her to the team! bit.ly/1l8HTWh
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Inspired by the arrival of @Starbucks' @TheRealPSL, @GrammarGirl tackles why we call it "fall" and "autumn": ow.ly/AGHxy
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Thanks, everyone! I've been working on my syllabus all night, and I appreciate your kind words.
And yes, I will also continue to be Grammar Girl.
It's official: You can call me Professor. I'm now a journalism professor at @unevadareno @RSJNevada facebook.com/photo.php?fbid… #excited
What New Research on the Brain Says Every Writer Should Do shar.es/1nFDcm
6 Doctor Who Literary Episodes You Should Watch Before the Premiere shar.es/1nFj4G
"Money," "Monies," or "Moneys"? Why We Have a Plural for "Money," and How You Should Spell It shar.es/1nIceP
Ragan is making my writing webinar available again! You can sign up here: ragan.com/rd/Y4WC12-MACM…
RT @VocabularyCom A usage tip from our friend @GrammarGirl: When are you "anxious" and when are you "eager"? bit.ly/VEIymB
When are you "anxious" and when are you "eager"? @GrammarGirl explains. bit.ly/VEIymB
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"Money," "Monies," or "Moneys"? Why We Have a Plural for "Money," and How You Should Spell It shar.es/1nIceP
What Do Emoji Mean? Plus, 6 Emoji to Get You Started shar.es/1nK52j (includes an emoji novel by @mbrockenbrough)
What Do Emoji Mean? Plus, 6 Emoji to Get You Started shar.es/1ni61p
My latest guest script for @GrammarGirl isn't not about "nor," nor is it not about "not": quickanddirtytips.com/education/gram…
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Kathryn Schulz on the greatest punctuation marks in literature pic.twitter.com/QCMOHchDkg via @christinamarras
What’s Up With That: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos | Science | WIRED wired.com/2014/08/wuwt-t…
When the apostrophe saw where they'd put it, it collapsed in despair. (Photo HT @caffyrelf) pic.twitter.com/q0L9ZQRW6L
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Fun with Crash Blossoms - I wrote for @GrammarGirl recently about crash blossoms in an AP headline… tmblr.co/ZuWOEv1OLkMMY
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The other kind of style guide: RT @aliceheiman Why Your Brand Needs a Style Guide, and How to Create One buff.ly/XYPkoH
There had been a misspelling on the Grammar Girl page for 7+ years. I just fixed it: "Archenemy" Versus "Arch Enemy" shar.es/1n6Av1
What Was That Again? 10 Words With Difficult-to-Remember Meanings shar.es/1nGIe3 via @quickdirtytips and @VocabularyCom
What Was That Again? 10 Words With Difficult-to-Remember Meanings shar.es/1nGIe3 via @quickdirtytips and @VocabularyCom
Listen as the @centralmorning show talks to @GrammarGirl about texting & it's affect or is it effect on language ow.ly/AeGsu #CBC
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The Grammar Girl Editing Checklist shar.es/SZp6S
'Why Ebola is capitalized but diabetes isn’t' by @GrammarGirl, MS '98 wapo.st/1vmL2Gu
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I'm finishing up writing next week's show and feeling grateful that I get to do this kind of work. Thanks for listening all these years.
It felt like everyone had a great time at @girlempirecon today. Thanks to the great organizers, @AshDotJen and @Duncecp!
Looking forward to giving the keynote this morning at the @girlempirecon conference! #girlempire
Why Ebola is capitalized but diabetes isn’t wapo.st/1pGFUrc via @washingtonpost
Looking for something to explore this weekend? I have two Flipboard magazines (grammar and journalism): flipboard.com/profile/mignon…
10 Words Whose Pronunciation Has Changed Over Time shar.es/NK5OM from my friends at @VocabularyCom
Fun with Crash Blossoms shar.es/LTRyl @GretchenAMcC explains what went wrong with the AP's Malaysia crash headline. #crashblossom
Ha. I was just writing about the plural of "fish" and said, "Stick with 'fish.'" Get it? Fish sticks? Hilarious, right? Clearly, I'm punchy.
I think I might need a break. I just cracked myself up with a fish stick joke that absolutely nobody else is going to notice.
A usage tip from our friend @GrammarGirl: Is It "Set Up," "Set-Up," or "Setup"? bit.ly/1y9pA3M
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How to Make Names that End in -s Plural shar.es/LFrsp
. @MerriamWebster added 5,000+ words to the Scrabble dictionary, including beatbox, chillax, frenemy, and hashtag: merriam-webster.com/press-release/…
I've saved a link to a post that says it lists 228 resources, and every day I think "I'll look at that later." #TooManyResources
RT @VocabularyCom Is It "Set Up," "Set-Up," or "Setup"? @GrammarGirl explains. bit.ly/1y9pA3M
How to Make Names that End in -s Plural shar.es/LFrsp
Why Do We Say “Big Red Barn,” but “Red Big Barn” Sounds Wrong? The Secret Rules of Adjective Order: slate.com/articles/arts/…
The best arts, books and entertainment podcasts | via @Telegraph fw.to/Gb0NFTj (I'm delighted to be included!)