The OED is the world's leading authority
on the history and development of the English language.
It is a historical dictionary, which traces the evolution
of over 600,000 words, both past and present. The OED
uses quotations to illustrate how words have been used
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Rules for Writing "In my opinion, I think that
an author when he is writing should definitely not get
into the habit of making use of too many unnecessary
words that he does not really need in order to put his
message across." [and more ...]
Women Online resources for teaching American
women's literature using dramatizations produced by
the Public Media Foundation.
Children's Literature Use this database to create a tailored
reading list of quality children's literature or to
find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards.
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