These collections of links keep getting bigger. I’ve tried to show mercy by including mostly material that will not take long to read, look at, or listen to.
Gasps and goosebumps at the Abbey Library of St. Gall.
David Crystal on teaching English as a global language.
Inside the world’s largest fact checking operation.
Assessing the case for xenoglossy (PDF, 82 KB).
The Life and Death of an Anonymous Verb.
Why the AP changed Web site to website.
A political history of hyphens.
I like this Alot a lot.
The Joy of -ext.
The Daily Mail song.
Ogham stones of Wales.
Foreign Accent Syndrome.
Words for hens and chickens.
How to pronounce Eyjafjallajökull.
Public profanity and presumptions of purity.
The development of language, in cartoon form.
A short history of the hw- sound and the wh- spelling.
On the spelling and pronunciation of (n+1)st and (n+1)th.
Savants, multilingualism, and Universal Grammar (PDF, 76 KB).