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11 Online language columns (Recommended books - alt.usage.english)




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This article is from the alt.usage.english FAQ, by Mark Israel misrael@scripps.edu with numerous contributions by others.

11 Online language columns (Recommended books - alt.usage.english)


Jesse Sheidlower, an editor at Random House Dictionary Dept.,
posts a "Word of the Day" column (articles cover all kinds of
English-language topics, not just vocabulary building) at:
<http://www.randomhouse.com/jesse>

Evan Morris (words1@interport.net) posts his syndicated newspaper
column, "The Word Detective":
<http://www.interport.net/~words1>

Richard Lederer posts excerpts from his columns and has many
useful links at:
<http://pw1.netcom.com/~rlederer/index.htm>

Terry O'Connor (toconnor@peg.apc.org) posts "Word for Word", his
column in the Queensland newspaper The Courier-Mail:
<http://peg.pegasus.oz.au/~toconnor/>

Jed Hartman (logos@kith.org) has a weekly column on words and
wordplay, "Words & Stuff", at:
<http://kith.org/logos/words/words.html>

Collins Cobuild offers a column called WordWatch:
<http://titania.cobuild.collins.co.uk/wordwatch.html>

The OED posts its newsletters:
<http://www.oup.co.uk/newoed>

The Editorial Eye posts many of its articles:
<http://www.eei-alex.com/eye/>

Michael Quinion adds a neologism a week in his World Wide Words:
<http://clever.net/quinion/words/>

De Proverbio, an electronic journal of international proverb
studies, is at:
<http://www.utas.edu.au/docs/flonta>

 

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