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Thursday, December 29, 2005


Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

Purdue’s online Writing Lab

Collections of Word Oddities & Trivia

Alternative Language Dictionaries
(how to talk dirty in any language)

Urban Dictionary

Google translator:

World Wide Words

Gestures, Signs, Body Language Dictionary NONVERBAL DICTIONARY

Language Museum

Most Mispronounced Words and Phrases

Wordfind, do you over use words, e.g. she, he, look? Find out with this website:

An Online Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster Online -
An online dictionary
Merriam-Webster Online -
English/Cherokee Dictionary

A glossary of hard boiled slang (definitions if slang found in mystery & detective novels) -

Grammer Help

The book of clichés

The Elements of Style by William Strunk (online)

A listing of online texts and databases -

Online resources for writers -

Basic middle English word list for London Dialect

slang sexual terms

Middle-English Glossery

A Time Frame for Catch Phrases, Slang, and Former Slang
(the word rape was really interesting)

Insult Generator

English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom

Gay slang dictionary

Rutger University's Databases

Elizabethian English and slang

The Visual Thesaurus -

The Library of Congress -

An online language translator -

Need a name for a military action in your book? Go to the military code generator -

Enter any combination of two to six letters and get them expanded into a technical-sounding, completely made-up phrase that borders on the lausible. - - this one is hilarious AND useful!

The Quote Garden

Instant Wisdom

Malaspina Great Books — An extraordinary on-line bibliography for many disciplines.
The Online Books Page — A general guide to available electronic texts in many fields.
The Perseus Project — A digital library of classical texts from Tufts University.
Classics at MIT — Searchable collection of electronic texts from the ancient world.
Akamac E-text Links — A valuable resource from Michio Akama.


Blogger Trista Bane said...

Wow! I'm impressed. These are great writer's resources.

8:52 PM  
Blogger Lane said...

Thanks very much for the compliment and the words of encouragement! Also, I think I'll be perusing your blog as well now and then, as I'm always looking for resources for writers.

11:17 PM  
Blogger X. Dell said...

Wow! Finally, a blog I can bookmark.

9:15 AM  
Blogger The Pink Spyder said...

Betty, darling!! How good to see you on the web. Perhaps we shall spin tales together! Ta-ta for now...

10:27 PM  
Blogger Calisa said...

Gestures, Signs, Body Language Dictionary NONVERBAL DICTIONARY

First one I choose to go to and it's permanently closed! lol

9:53 PM  
Blogger Английский язык said...

I would still recommend quotes on Yanglish

7:18 AM  

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