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This selection is not intended as any recommendation but you may find them useful. Please advise me of any dead links and I will remove them.
English Language Issues
Articles written by Paul Doherty (Forum poster)
Interactive site from the BBC
Authorities for apostrophe in abbreviations Paul Doherty (Forum poster)
Using apostrophes with capital letters
Paul Doherty (Forum poster)
Guide to word origins
English words derived from Latin and Greek sources
World Wide Words Michael Quinion
Most of the pieces on this site are about English words and phrases — what they mean, where they came from,
how they have evolved, and the ways in which people sometimes misuse them. A few others concern issues of grammar, style and punctuation.
Queen’s English Society
With acknowledgement to John Richards, Chairman of the Apostrophe Protection Society.Dedicated to promoting and upholding the use of good English.
Common Errors in English
With acknowledgement to John Richards, Chairman of the Apostrophe Protection Society.Many English words and their abuse. Also useful Links to related sites
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language David Crystal
Links for word lovers Di (Forum poster)
The Times Online – Word Watching Di (Forum poster)
The PhrontisteryTwoddle (Forum poster)
English word lists and language resources
Verbivore Online LexiconVerbivore (Forum poster)
A dynamic, specialist collection of words, terms, and expressions associated with writing, editing, grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, prepress, printing, publishing, and the technologies employed in these processes in company with some frequently misused words and common malapropisms.
Some rules of writing
Daily Grammar with large archive
Judy Vorfeld’s Web Grammar
Grammar Monster Software
submitted by Anthony (Tony)
How the past affects the future: The story of the apostrophe
Christina Cavella and Robin A. Kernodle
linked from Twoddle
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language
Guide to Grammar and Style
With acknowledgement to John Richards, Chairman of the Apostrophe Protection Society.
A broad-based, chatty link about grammar, including a section on saving the apostrophe
Guide to Grammar produced by the Writing Centre at the University of Ottawa
discovered by Twoddle (Forum poster)
Frequently Asked Questions
This Wiki has been set up to help in the creation of a “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQ) section
for the discussion board of the Apostrophe Protection Society.
Allwords.com – Portal with links to other sites
Joanna Gutmann Training
Publications including Pocket Punctuation – tips for good punctuation
HTML Character Entities.
Referred to by Paul Doherty (Forum poster)
Charts to determine the named or numerical HTML codes for special character entities.
That be Bristle
Referred to by Angel (Forum poster)
The Bristolian Dialect.
The Global Language Monitor
Referred to by Dave (Forum poster)
The Number of Words in the English Language.