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765 - Say No to Marshall Law. How 'Vaccine' Is Related to 'Cow.'

Dodany: 2 kwietnia 2020

Why you could be forgiven for (briefly) getting excited about "Marshall Law." Plus, the word "vaccine" is related to cows. That's a surprise! Read the transcripts. Martial Law. Vaccine and...

764. Skeleton Crew. Hunker Down. Uncharted. Existential.

Dodany: 26 marca 2020

Times are terrible, but no matter what is happening, we will always have interesting words and phrases to explore. Read the transcripts. Skeleton Crew. Hunker Down. Uncharted. Existential....

763. How to Write Better Email. 'Pandemic' vs. 'Epidemic.' 'Canceled' vs. 'Cancelled.'

Dodany: 19 marca 2020

Are you writing more email? We have seven ways to do it better. Also, we'll help you understand the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic and when you should use "canceled" versus...

762 - How to Pronounce 'Celtic.' 'Whiskey' or 'Whisky'?

Dodany: 12 marca 2020 - Średnia ocen: 5

Sports fans say "Seltik." Historians say "Keltik." Here's the deal. Plus, have you ever noticed that Irish whiskey and Scottish whisky are spelled differently? Read the transcripts. Celtic....

761 - Why It's Called 'Daylight Saving Time.' The Origin of the Word 'Woman.'

Dodany: 5 marca 2020

We're moving our clocks forward this weekend, but do you know why we call it "daylight saving time"? Plus, I have some other time-related tips. Finally, in honor of International Women's...

760 - What Is Genre. 'Bangs' Versus 'Fringe.'

Dodany: 28 lutego 2020

How to figure out which genre you love or how to describe the book you're writing so the publishing industry will understand where it fits. Also, we explain how Americans came to call fringe...

760 - What Is Genre. 'Bangs' Versus 'Fringe.'

Dodany: 28 lutego 2020

How to figure out which genre you love or how to describe the book you're writing so the publishing industry will understand where it fits. Also, we explain how Americans came to call fringe...

759 - What Does ‛Mardi Gras’ Mean? "Drive to Work" Versus "Drive Home"

Dodany: 20 lutego 2020

It’s the end of February, which means Mardi Gras is almost here! When we think of Mardi Gras, we picture parties, parades, and beads. But did you ever wonder what “Mardi Gras” means? Also, we...

759 - What Does ‛Mardi Gras’ Mean? "Drive to Work" Versus "Drive Home"

Dodany: 20 lutego 2020

It’s the end of February, which means Mardi Gras is almost here! When we think of Mardi Gras, we picture parties, parades, and beads. But did you ever wonder what “Mardi Gras” means? Also, we...

758 - Why 'XOXO' Means 'Hugs and Kisses'

Dodany: 13 lutego 2020

You may write "XOXO" to means "hugs and kisses," but do you know how those symbols get their meaning? LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you can get my LinkedIn Learning course free:...

758 - Why 'XOXO' Means 'Hugs and Kisses'

Dodany: 13 lutego 2020

You may write "XOXO" to means "hugs and kisses," but do you know how those symbols get their meaning? LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you can get my LinkedIn Learning course free:...

757 - The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but do you know their origin?

Dodany: 6 lutego 2020

Saturday and Tuesday come from different places. The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but have you ever wondered about their origin? LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you...

757 - The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but do you know their origin?

Dodany: 6 lutego 2020

Saturday and Tuesday come from different places. The days of the week are names you've known your whole life, but have you ever wondered about their origin? LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you...

756 - High Odds or Low Odds?

Dodany: 30 stycznia 2020

In this Super-Bowl-themed episode, we learn why "high odds" and "low odds" are confusing, we learn why you want a disinterested referee, and in honor of the Puppy Bowl, we learn when to capitalize...

755 - How to Write Anything

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2020 - Średnia ocen: 3

Develop this one skill and you'll write better essays, profiles, movie reviews, complaint letters, and more. LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you can get my LinkedIn Learning course free:...

755 - How to Write Anything

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2020

Develop this one skill and you'll write better essays, profiles, movie reviews, complaint letters, and more. LINKS AND SPONSORS | Learn how you can get my LinkedIn Learning course free:...

754 - The Tie Between Ann Landers and 'Could Care Less.'

Dodany: 16 stycznia 2020

Language experts actually have theories about why people say they "could care less" (instead of they "couldn't care less"). We dig deep to find the root of the problem. LINKS AND SPONSORS |...

754. The Tie Between Ann Landers and 'Could Care Less.'

Dodany: 16 stycznia 2020

Language experts actually have theories about why people say they "could care less" (instead of they "couldn't care less"). We dig deep to find the root of the problem. LINKS AND SPONSORS |...

753 - Take Heart! Here's Why You Still Have Time to Write Your First Novel

Dodany: 9 stycznia 2020

In this interview, I talk with Bourne Morris about starting a writing career after you've retired. Bourne had one amazing career running a large advertising agency, a second as a journalism...

753 - Take Heart! Here's Why You Still Have Time to Write Your First Novel

Dodany: 9 stycznia 2020 - Średnia ocen: 5

In this interview, I talk with Bourne Morris about starting a writing career after you've retired. Bourne had one amazing career running a large advertising agency, a second as a journalism...