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[ ] - Common American sayings and what they actually mean.
[ ] - Provides a list of rules and examples. Includes sentences, quotations, proper nouns, names, titles, and scientific nomenclature.
[ ] - A searchable database of overused expressions, with a fun feature creating a random list.
Common Errors in English
[ ] - An explanation of common English usage errors and how to avoid making them.
Garbl's Editorial Style Manual
[ ] - Searchable advice on abbreviations, capitalization, grammar, numbers, punctuation, spelling and word usage.
[ ] - This help file indexes style and usage, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, letter writing, common mistakes and a grammar glossary.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
[ ] - Features searchable index of grammatical rules, explanations, comments on style, and usage suggestions.
Plain English Campaign
[ ] - Working internationally to try to get public information written in plain English, instead of using gobbledygook, jargon and legalese. Includes examples, with annual awards for the worst offenders.
[ ] - A guide to help writers avoid confusing language and long-windedness. Can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF.
[ ] - A series of short articles about grammar and punctuation, with light hearted examples of common mistakes.
The Elements of Style - William Strunk
[ ] - Principal requirements of plain English style. Focuses on the rules of usage in literature, composition and grammar.
The Sports Cliche List
[ ] - A searchable collection of cliches used by American teams, fans, coaches and commentators, with humorous comments and sound clips.
What is Plagiarism?
[ ] - Answers common questions that students may have on the subject and confronts some of their excuses for not giving proper credit to their sources.
[ ] - Learn about word meanings, slang, quotations, insults, and famous authors.
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