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Oxford University Press: Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary: Christian Kay
A 40-year project in the making, the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary is the first historical thesaurus to include almost the entire vocabulary of English, from Old English to the present day. Conceived and compiled by the English Language Department of the University of Glasgow, the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary is a groundbreaking analysis of the historical inventory of English, allowing users to find words connected in meaning throughout the history of the language.
book  reference  publisher  thesaurus  long-term  linguistics  etymology  history 
july 2009 by tsuomela
Urban Dictionary: Define Your World
Urban Dictionary is a slang dictionary with your definitions.
dictionary  words  etymology  definition  reference  slang 
june 2007 by tsuomela
Laudator Temporis Acti: Blaming It on the Dog
The ancient school of philosophy known as Cynicism elevated the vice of shamelessness (ἀναισχυντία or ἀναίδεια) almost to the status of a virtue.
philosophy  history  greek  etymology  cynic 
june 2007 by tsuomela
Word Spy
This Web site is devoted to lexpionage, the sleuthing of new words and phrases.
words  vocabulary  neologism  definition  etymology 
may 2007 by tsuomela
Word Spy - dark tourism
dark tourism n. Tourism that involves travelling to places associated with death, destruction, or a horrific event.
words  tourism  travel  vocabulary  etymology  neologism 
may 2007 by tsuomela

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