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Title: Techno Granny, 50 Problem Words and Phrases in the English LanguageTime: 06/24/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Episode Notes: Techno Granny discovered this blog by Mark Nichol on DailyWritingTips.com and discuss this post of the Problem Words and Phrases with a bi-lingual guest who is very aware of the errors we make when writing in the English Language. Sunita Pandit of MrsCardiology.com also speaks Hindi and Mahrathi, an additional English language. You might say that these errors come under her pet peeves.....But TechnoGranny would be willing to bet you are not even aware of some of them.....Also depending on where you live, including Pennsylvania, some of these are regional colloquialisms.....That's our big word for today. Listen in to find out if you are making these errors in your writing or speaking. Are you using the incorrect of these 50 Problem Words and Phrases. Many thanks to Mark Nichol for pointing these out to us and all of his hard work in compiling them.....Perhaps if Mark has Google Alerts, we will have him on as a guest to give us even more help with our problem words.
About the Author of the blog we have quoted: Mark Nichol, Editor: Mark, a freelance editor and writer and a former editing instructor for UC Berkeley’s Extension program, edits trade and academic books for various publishers and publishes occasional articles about the Golden Age of Hollywood at Yahoo!’s Associated Content.
About Daily Writing Tips Blog, from the website which is massive and great information:
Whether you are an attorney, manager or student, writing skills are essential to your success. The rise of the information age – with the proliferation of e-mails, blogs and social networks – makes the ability to write clear, correct English more important than ever.
Daily Writing Tips is about that. Every day we’ll send you a grammar, spelling, punctuation or vocabulary tip. If you don’t want to miss a single post you can grab our RSS Feed, or subscribe by email.
About Techno Granny Guest today, Sunita Pandit, Mrs. Cardiology:
Sunita practice manager for Dr. Santosh Pandit, private cardiology practice in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, Pa. Also as the wife of a cardiologist, she has become passionate about combating the "perils of the heart." Constantly in pursuit of preventive care, she is dedicated to recording her husbands observations on what keeps a heart healthy.
Sunita also has 32 years experience in caring for a severely handicapped child, adolescent and adult. Her son
Sachin was born with severe cerebral palsy and mental retardation. She has designed her home that allows her family to live a normal lifestyle while giving excellent care to her severely handicapped adult son. Those designs are soon to be available on her website: http://mrscardiology.com
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