Resources

Websites on grammar and language are plentiful. Here are some I think are worthwhile, or just fun:

Grammar and editing

The Bremner Center

American Copy Editors Society

Common errors in English usage

Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab) (a great resource for students)

Grammar quizzes at Grammar Guide

Grammar Girl

Headsup: The Blog (news and editing from a journalism professor)

Arrant Pedantry (grammar and linguistics)

You Don’t Say (John McIntyre, editor at the Baltimore Sun)

Lingua Franca (language blog at the Chronicle of Higher Education)

Fun with linguistics

Language Log

The Eggcorn Database

The Snowclone Database

Fritinancy: Names, brands, writing, and the language of commerce

Separated by a common language (British vs. American English)

Sentence First blog

Word-nerdery

Harmless Drudgery (lexicography blog)

Wordnik

Visual Thesaurus

Make your own word cloud with Wordle

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