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Alta Vista Translations The "Babelfish" translation system translates 5 languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian (best for translating words and not concepts, phrases or sentences).
The American-British British-American Dictionary Translate words and phrases in English from both sides of the Atlantic.
The American Sign Language Browser Animated images illustrate gestures for thousands of ASL words and phrases (Quicktime required).
Citation Styles Handbook: APA Bibliographical formatting rules for the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style.
Citation Styles Handbook: MLA Bibliographical formatting rules for the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style.
dict.cc: English - German Dictionary An online English-German dictionary which invites contributions from users
Forest of Rhetoric Guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric.
The Grammar Handbook The Writer's Workshop of the University of Illinois maintains this site which explains and illustrates basic grammatical rules concerning parts of speech, sentences, elements, clauses, phrases, and common problems of usage.
Style Manuals and Citation Guides List of all-purpose style manuals, specialized manuals, bibliographies of style manuals, and several guides to term paper writing and manuscript preparation.
Wilton’s Word & Phrase Origins A list containing the origins of over 300 colorful and/or colloquial words and phrases.
Writing Tips Advice on various elements of the writing process. From the Writers' Workshop at the University of Illinois.
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