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Languages & History
Literature & Writing
Series on Poetic Forms
The Amiable Leaf, friendly vintage household goods at Etsy
LOTRfanclub Scrapbook Links Page
an extensive links page for the Tolkien fan.
-- a very useful and friendly international gardening community.
Lissa Explains it All
-- one of the best basic html-learning sites out there.
Snopes Urban Legend Reference Pages
The Timelapse Gallery
-- a gallery of short films, all of various things timelapsed. Quicktime required.
Music & Art
A Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down
-- history and reviews on tea, cakes and biscuits for the Anglophile.
-- a community of authors, musicians and artists who believe in integrity in art.
Gilbert & Sullivan Archive
-- very useful for those of us who love G & S
-- move your mouse and click for a different color to make your own Pollack painting.
-- release your inner child and your inner artist at the same time
Portsmouth Sinfonia at Miserable Melodies
-- the classics as you've never heard them before.
The P.D.Q. Bach Website
- The many faces of Peter Schickele.
Humor & Games
-- the infamous talking marshmallow, Strongbad and their friends.
-- Can you get your invisible mouse through the maze?
-- plug in the url of any html page and sit back to enjoy the fun.
-- a wide array of fun, challenging games that are also gentle.
-- do bizarre things to your own uploaded pictures.
Princess Bride Chicken Jokes
- That bwessed awangement. An egg within a jicken...
-- bible humor in a series of comics for all.
-- Thou saucy swag-bellied knave, give it your best!
surreal humor and other odd things. Generate your own lame jokes and more
--- Literature and poetry about cheese. Really.
Glossary of Poetic Terms
-- a nice, browsable glossary from Bob's Byway.
- the Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form, contribute to the effort.
-- a guide to written languages.
The Poetry Foundation
- browse for favorite poets, poem-a-day and other features.
The Poetry of Senex Caecilius
-- explanations and examples of form and meter with a classical emphasis.
-- all the sonnets with commentary.
-- lunchmeat poetry and links dedicated to that 'marvel, a shimmering...gobbling ooze.'
Tenth Muse Double-Dactyl Index
-- more double-dactyls that you can shake a stick at.
-- an odd little look at random thoughts becoming fragmentary poetry. Strangely fun.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
, write your own Vogon poetry or do worse.
-- an online rhyming dictionary for poetry and songwriting.
Languages & History
The American Classical League
-- resources for Latin and Greek.
-- translate to and from several languages. Very useful tool for quickly getting the gist of something.
Common Errors in English
--- alot / a lot, toward / towards... an excellent site for writers.
-- a humorous look at attempts toward English translation, with warning the results are sometimes offensive.
Timelines of History
-- pick your decades from waaay back to now. Great overall timeline resource.
Today in Church History
-- at Christianity.com, choose any date for notable events and people.
The Translators Home Companion
-- a resource for translators, extensive links for multilingual glossaries, translation engines, etc.
The Virtual Translator
a link to a set of extensive useful links for anything dealing with translation.
Other Literature and Writing Links:
-- Complete e-texts for the entire Scarlet Pimpernel series by Baroness Orczy
Book-a-Minute Bedtime Stories
-- ultracondensed classic tales.
-- the famous yearly contest for bad writers.
. it was a dark and stormy night...
Figures of Speech
--- who would have known there were so many!
--- great resource for bedtime stories for kids and more.
Great Books Reading List
--- Excellent listing of the Great Books of Western literature, for those aspiring to be truly well-read.
How to Set Up Your Manuscript
-- for those aspiring for publication.
-- extensive free library of public-domain audio books and recordings, or volunteer to be a voice yourself.
-- publish your own poems or tales in paperback or hardback.
-- forums for National Novel Writing Month
-- a huge literary collection of ebooks.
Tarzan's Tripes Forever
-- an active collection of shaggy dog tales and feghoots.
-- photos of the real locations Adams described in his classic book.
Conrad Geller's Series on Poetic Forms:
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