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Grammar    References, Dictionaries,Thesauri   Composition, Editorials, and Miscellany   Courses and Exercises   Mythology, Reviews, and Texts

Grammar Links

Common Errors In English The title says it all. A wealth of information on common mistakes in English grammar. We recommend this site.  (No ADs. )

Judy Vorfeld's WEBGRAMMAR  Contains common English grammar problems and a lexicon of grammar. (No ADs.)

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Grammar . A wealth of grammar information.

Hypergrammar - University of Ottawa  An English grammar reference divided by topic.(No ADs.)

Technical Writing by Dr. Ronald B. Standler.(No ADs.)

Strunk's Elements of Style. The basics on grammar rules.(No ADs.)

Guide to Grammar and Writing  Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles Darling. (No ADs. Donation requested.)

English Grammar   Grammar lessons, exercises, and rules for everyday use. A good deal of content including PDF grammar lessons and NO advertising, just like this site.

Wilton's Etymology Page  Etymology is the study of word origins. It is not the study of insects; that is entomology. Where words come from is a fascinating subject, full of folklore and historical lessons.(ADs,Script count 3)

Guide to Grammar and Style By Jack Lynch These notes are a miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations. (No ADs.) English Grammar Online
A completely free online English grammar with clearly explained grammar rules and plenty of examples to illustrate the main points and difficulties of English grammar. Also, ESL/EFL information from the UK. (No ADs.);

Grammarian Pro Software Support
Support for the MAC GRAMMARIAN PRO  software. (No ADs.)

References, Dictionaries, Thesauri

Wiktionary   Wiktionary, the free dictionary, millions of entries with English definitions from over 400 languages.(No ADs.)

What is COPYLEFT? GNU Operating System. (No ADs.)

ASCII Characters for Windows Operating Systems  Look up how to insert a emdash (–) or a square root sign (√) or other characters. Generated from a manual on MS/DOS 5.0 with links to other character maps.(ADs on Linked Pages.)

Internet Public Libraray The site is preserved but no longer updated, e.g. CLOSED. (No ADs.)

The WWW Virtual Library A good source of English and other language references such as standard dictionaries, thesauri, rhyming dictionaries, quotations, and abbreviations. (No ADs.)

Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names Do you need to find your coordinates? This site may have them.(No ADs. Script Count 25)

A Glossary of Literary Terms by Robert Harris.(No ADs. Script count 13) A host of services, some commercial, some free, (NoScript Count 28).

The Internet Archive The WAYBACK MACHINE, Libraries, Audio, Film, Software, this is the original!

GENOME Glossary A glossary of genetic terms that helps people without scientific backgrounds understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research.(No ADs.)

Getty Research Library An overview of the Getty resources available online.(No ADs. Script count 18) From the web page: "For Thesaurus Enthusiasts."(ADs, Script count 25.)

United States Copyright Office - Library of Congress.(No ADs., Script count 12)

Online Catalog - Library of Congress - It starts with a FAQ page from which you can access several search methods. (No ADs)

International System of Units from NIST United States National Institute of Standards and Technology.(No ADs.)

BIPM INTERNET Bureau International des Poids et Mesures - International Bureau of Weights and Measures (in French and English).(No ADs.)

French Grammar Central Hundreds of links for the French language. Naturally, you'll need to understand French to use the links but the site is cataloged in English. University of Tennessee.(No ADs.)

Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Server If you wish to find a KANJI character or other Japanese characters, this is the place. Read the introduction and setup before proceeding. (No ADs.)

WordNet a lexical database for the English language.(No ADs.)

Urban Dictionary is a slang dictionary with your definitions. Define your world. (The blurb is from the website, it is not good grammar.)(ADs, Lots of scripts)

Monty Python Dictionary Definitions of terms used in the works of Monty Python. Links to other Python trivia, No ADs.

Welcome to Wikipedia(No ADs.)

Composition, Editorials, and Miscellany

Bill Walsh's (1961 - 2017) "The Slot" A Spot for Copy Editors Witty and just good reading with a newsroom slant.(ADs.)

Atlantic Monthly's Word Police Do you have what it takes to be a Word Police Officer?" (No ADs.)

NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English A resource for English teachers in America. (No ADs.)

A Guide to Writing for College by Veritas Prep. A commercial college prep site with useful links from other college sites.(No ADs.)

Courses and Exercises

Daily Grammar An online English grammar study course, now WITH ADs!

Texts, Reviews, and Mythology

New York Review of Books One of the best literary periodicals with a definite liberal slant but great reading! (ADs.)

Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore, and Drama including Irish periodicals, theater, fine arts and even food.(No ADs.)

Science News Online (ADs, Script count 47.)

Lake Superior State University Banished Words List(No ADs.)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (No ADs.)

The Encyclopedia Mythica - Mythology, folklore, and legend. (ADs.)

Free ebooks - Project Gutenberg (No ADs.)

IEEE Spectrum is the magazine and website of the IEEE. (AD BLOCK recommened.)

The California Digital Newspaper Collection. A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present.

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