- Online Etymology Dictionary
- Etymologically Speaking
- Phrase Minder: Meanings
and Origins of Phrases and Sayings
- Take Our Word for It
- Word Detective
- A Word With You
Commonly Misspelled Words
Geographical Reference and Maps
- Antique Words by C. J. Cherryh
List of words that were commonly used prior to the 1900s.
- World Wide Words
"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
- The Word Spy
"Devoted to lexpionage,
the sleuthing of new words and phrases."
- The Word Detective
Online version of a newspaper column answering readers' questions about
words and language.
- Atlapedia Online
Physical and political maps, facts and statistics on countries of the world.
Clear, easy-to-read maps made for printing and copying from National Geographic.
Historical Atlas of the 20th Century
Perry-Casta??eda Library Map Collection (U of Texas)
Over 5000 maps online: World, Africa, Americas, Asia, Australia/Pacific, Europe,
Middle East, Polar/Oceans, Russia/Republics, U.S., Texas, Historical, and Thematic. Also excellent links
to other map sites including extensive collection of City Map Sites.
- The World of Maps: A Gateway for Maps and Mapping
- Google Maps
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