Sources for Scots pronunciation in the Eighteenth Century edit / delete

Reverse-engineering C18 Scots pronunciation from English grammarians complaining about it. There's a surprising amount of information there.

to english history language pronunciation scots ... on 29 June 2020

ESL (JBR i18n) edit / delete

Tips on writing technical documentation (specifically, for Debian) for people who've learned English as a second language. This has a nice list of common pitfalls for translators, and some notes on English grammar rules you might have been taught that don't actually match real usage.

to ag0700 debian documentation english i18n language technical translation writing ... on 28 August 2014

Language Log ยป English is a Dialect of Germanic; or, The Traitors to Our Common Heritage edit / delete

Describing the relationship between Mandarin and Cantonese, using English and German as an analogy. Very neat.

to cantonese chinese english german language linguistics mandarin ... on 08 September 2013

The Elements of Style by William Strunk - Project Gutenberg edit / delete

The original version, before White's (more prescriptive) amendments.

to ag0700 english style writing ... on 03 December 2011

A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia edit / delete

Extremely random.

to amusements english language ... on 13 August 2006

LEO English-German Dictionary edit / delete

A rather neat open English-German dictionary.

to dictionary english german ... on 12 June 2006

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