For World Emoji Day, I answered a listener question about an eggcorn that involved the poop emoji! 💩

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Tomorrow is World Emoji Day!

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We talk about the origins of the phrases "blue collar," "bluestocking," and "blue hair," and discuss whether you should follow a rule you may not have even heard before: Don't use "verbal" to mean "spoken." podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

We have some theories about the strange scoring system in tennis shar.es/a0RjLm via @quickdirtytips@twitter.com

My audio producer thought this was an especially fun Grammar Girl episode, so if you've been thinking about giving the podcast a try, this is a good one!

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If you're writing about fiction, especially time-shifting fiction, it can be tricky figuring out whether to use present tense or past tense. We have help! Also, I answer a listener question about a funny mix up about the poop emoji. podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

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If you're writing about fiction, especially time-shifting fiction, it can be tricky figuring out whether to use present tense or past tense. We have help! Also, I answer a listener question about a funny mix up about the poop emoji. podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

If you use the Grammar Girl podcast (or others) class, tell @ncte@twitter.com. They're looking for stories!

I mispronounced "alveolar" 30 times in the upcoming Grammar Girl podcast, and reader, I needed snacks before I could face that much rerecording.

People have started saying "all of the sudden" lately instead of "all of a sudden," but it's still considered an error.

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Wow. I felt this in Reno and moved away from my bookcases. I'm fighting a migraine, so at first I thought I was just dizzy, but then I saw the cords on my blinds swinging. Eep. Nothing fell. It was mild here.

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For everyone wondering

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I had a listener insist the wrong way of saying "suddenly" was right, so I had to look into it. Also, I'll help you spell "bated breath" properly (and explain why it looks so weird). podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

On tonight’s , I got what I hope is an artistic picture of a new bridge in downtown Reno. It was a great night for a walk by a big concert in Wingfield Park.

For today’s , I went to a protest over mistreatment of immigrants at the border.

My camera doesn’t capture the scale very well, but there were ~10x as many people outside @MarkAmodeiNV2@twitter.com’s office as usually show up at impromptu events like this. People are outraged.

Today I have a Quick and Dirty Tip about the difference between “biweekly” and “semiweekly,” and I respond to a listener question about why I pronounce “forward” without the R. podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

We have some theories about the strange scoring system in tennis shar.es/a0Il3B via @quickdirtytips@twitter.com

Today I answer a listener question about how to write "Google" when you use it as a verb, and we talk about the strange scoring system in tennis. Wimbledon is upon us! podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/m

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