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Word Roundup

These websites offer word lovers a little something for everyone!

Oxford Word of the Year. Drum roll, please...

Amazing Coincidences. Of language, that is.

Free Rice. Fight poverty with vocabulary.


Teaching Language Arts

These websites offer a wealth of resources for teaching Language Arts:

Reading Rockets

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Youthlearn

ERICdigests (search for "language arts")

Teaching Language Arts with Technology


Obscure Words

Don't start a babag over language! Check out these lists that collect words, words and more words from the fringes of English?

International House of Logorrhea

Compendium of Lost Words

Word Oddities

Luciferous Logolepsy

SKB Dictionary


Cowboy Talk

Cowboy talk above your huckleberry? Stop barkin' at the knot and check out these websites that decode the singular language of the American cowboy:

Texian Cowboy

Cowboy Term Dictionary

Carved Eggs

Cowboy and Rodeo Glossary


Olde English

Keen to read the "most fresshe and newe postes?" These sites celebrate the English of yore!

Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog (Yes, folks, a blog written entirely in Middle English!)

Lectio Anglorum

Anglo-Saxon Aloud

Old English in New York

Unlocked Wordhoard


Language and SciFi Online

Jeff Prucher, the science fiction dictionary editor we interview in this week's "Behind the Dictionary" feature, recommends these websites:

Tenser, Said the Tensor "frequently touches on the subject of language and science fiction."

Suzette Hayden Elgin's The Linguistics and Science Fiction Newsletter

The Oxford English Dictionary's Science Fiction Citation Project


"Unnecessary"

Do you "catch" grammatical mistakes that drive you nut's? You're not alone. These blogs chronicle usage foibles encountered, well, everywhere. Move over, Eats, Shoots & Leaves.

The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks

Say What?!

lowercase L

Banterist

why a tittle?


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