ADS - American Dialect Society
Die Linkliste der ADS enthält u.a. viele Links zu sprachrelevanten Lexika.
- African-American Vernacular English/Ebonics:
- Ebonics Resource Page at the Center for Applied Linguistics. Includes many links about African American English in general, but also concerns itself with the educational and political concepts of "Ebonics."
- Academic Ignorance and Black Intelligence, by William Labov. He treats the subject of the relationship between language and the educational performance of inner-city children.
- Bibliography of the Description of African American Vernacular English, prepared by Becky Howard.
- Junk Science and the "Ebonics" Resolution: Is academia looking the other way? by Claudio R. Salvucci.
- "Ebonics in My Backyard," by John R. Rickford, Department of Linguistics Stanford University.
- Talking the Talk: A Discussion of African-American Vernacular English
- CNN news articles on Ebonics: Dec. 24, 1996, Dec. 22, 1996, Dec. 19, 1996.
Linguistics, Language and Words in General:
- American Heritage Dictionary, via Bartelby.com.
- The American-British, British-American Dictionary
- Cambridge International Dictionary of English
- The Century Dictionary
- Forthright's Phrontistery, International House of Logorrhea
- The Glossarist, a searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries.
- Hypertext Webster Gateway
- Information Please
- John Bartlett's Dictionary of Americanisms, 1848.
- Latin Dictionary Online
- Macquarie Dictionary, the record of Australian English.
- Onelook, including spell check in English and French, definitions in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish, and the ability to search across many online dictionaries at once. Specialist Dictionary and Glossary Lists I More dictionaries.
- The Ghostwheel Information Project, including the Exploding Dictionary and Technojargon.
- Online Dictionary Database, using the DICT protocol.
- YourDictionary.com, including dictionaries and grammars in many languages, and specialty dictionaries.
- Roget's Thesaurus, via Bartleby.com
- French Dictionary list
- Drug-Related Street Terms/Slang Words
- Alternative English Dictionary
- Teen Lingo
- Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus Project.
- The WorldWideWeb Acronym and Abbreviation Server from University College, Cork, Ireland.
- The Barnhart Dictionary Companion, the Barnhart New-Words Concordance and Class Presentations on the American Language.
- "How I got into linguistics, and what I get out of it," by William Labov
- Language Diversity, by Bernard Comrie of the University of Southern California
- Grammar, by Sandy Chung and Geoff Pullum of the University of California, Santa Cruz
- Michael Quinion's language pages, with discussions of turns of phrase, topical and weird words, and articles about the English language. Includes a mailing list.
- Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology, plus the usual list of links.
- Home page of James Crawford, including information concerned with language policy, English-only initiatives, bilingual education, endangered languages and his three books.
- IPA-standard phonetic characters
American English in General:
- Mrs. Byrne's Word of the Day
- OED Word of the Day
- Vocabula Review
- The Underground Grammarian, by Richard Mitchell. Includes four free books available in full-text form.
- Maledicta Press
- Jargon Buster, from AskOxford.
- British National Corpus
- "The Organization of Dialect Diversity in North America," by William Labov.
- Papers available online by John R. Rickford. Includes "The Ebonics controversy in my backyard: A sociolinguist's experiences and reflections," "Using the Vernacular to Teach the Standard," "Suite for Ebony and Phonics," "The Creole Origins of AAVE: Evidence from copula absence" and "Dialect Readers Revisited."
- Linguistic Survey of American Pronunciation
- Phonological Atlas of the US
- American Slanguages. Promotes a series of books and lists words and phrases purported to be from specific cities. Not very academic, but amusing.
- American Sign Language Linguistic Research Project : Investigating the syntactic structure of ASL. Includes downloadable reports, dissertations and related publications.
- "A National Map of the Regional Dialects of American English," by William Labov, Sharon Ash and Charles Boberg
- Linguistic Atlas of the US
- Empirical Linguistics and Linguistic Atlas
- Claudio Salvucci's information about the Philadelphia dialect, his bibliography on dialectology and a list of dialect links.
- Stanford Linguistics Events
Language Usage and Style:
- Linguistic Society of America, including a huge directory of university language programs in the United States
- Linguistic Data Consortium
- American Name Society
- Modern Language Association
- Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL)
- The Columbia Guide to Standard American English, available via Bartleby.
- The King's English, by H.W. Fowler, via Bartleby.
- Common Errors in English
- Guide to Grammar and Writing
- The American Book of English Usage, Bartleby.com
- The Editorial Eye features many online articles about writing and composition.
- Editorial Eye
- The Internet Grammar of English
- Online Technical Writing: Online Textbook
- The Columbia Guide to Online Style
- American Accent Training offers a fair amount of instruction on the site, but is oriented towards sales of their service.