How Language Works/References
- Linguistic Society of America
- Linguist List, mailing list and other resources for linguists
- Ethnologue, database of all of the world's known languages (6,809!)
- American Dialect Society, the academic association concerned with the study of the English language in North America
- American dialect links: links to sites concerned with American English dialects (Note: Many of the sites are not at all scholarly, but still interesting sources of data. And some links are dead.)
- English dialect links: links to sites concerned with non-American English dialects (Note: Many of the sites are not at all scholarly, but still interesting sources of data. And some links are dead.)
- Two sites concerned with endangered languages: Terralingua and the Foundation for Endangered Languages
- ASL Browser, an online American Sign Language dictionary, complete with movies of the signs
- American Sign Language Dictionary, another ASL dictionary, with jerkier movies and fewer signs, but also a few entire stories and some signs from other signed languages.
- Voice of America Language Links, news from the VOA in about 50 different languages
- Downloadable phonetic fonts from the Summer Institute of Linguistics
- A paper by the famous sociolinguist William Labov on the dramatic changes going on in the vowels of many Americans
- "Committing to an ontology", a paper on the shape bias and related issues by Eliana Colunga and Linda B. Smith of Indiana University.
- Estuary English: very useful and informative site by a phonetician and expert on English accents about Estuary English, which some people believe is becoming the new standard accent of England
- Fauconnier, Gilles. (1985). Mental spaces. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Talmy, Leonard. (2000). Toward a cognitive semantics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Volume 1: Concept structuring systems.
- Volume 2: Typology and process in concept structuring.