Fun

English Phonemes, Spellings and Meaningful Representations
http://www.auburn.edu/~murraba/spellings.html
Gives spelling examples of each phoneme and amusing representations of its sound, such as /A/="Fonzie's greeting" or /u/="I dunno; mother bear; punch in the stomach."

Take Our Word For It
http://www.takeourword.com
An etymology webzine that has a spotlight on Words for the Week, a question-and-answer column, and "Curmudgeon's Corner."

Fun Language Sites
http://pw1.netcom.com/~rlederer/rllink.htm
Links to pun, word play, and etymology sites, plus other valuable dictionary and linguistics links.

 

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