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Grammar Girl’s Tips for Better Writing

Grammar Girl’s Tips for Better Writing

by Frank Roche on January 28, 2007

in Learning, Writing

Grammar GirlI’ve enjoyed Grammar Girl’s podcasts lately. Her posts are crisp, clean and to-the-point. Most of here podcasts run just a couple minutes, so they’re easy to process and still leave me time to listen to Coffee Break Spanish. Here’s a quick tip from Grammar Girl about when to use bad versus badly :

The quick and dirty tip is that it is correct to say you feel bad when you are expressing an emotion. To say, “I feel badly,” implies that there’s something wrong with your sense of touch. Every time I hear people say, “I feel badly,” I imagine them in a dark room having trouble feeling their way around with numb fingers.

You can find Grammar Girl on iTunes and at her Grammar Girl site.

[tags]grammar, Grammar Girl, podcast, writing[/tags]

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