For all the lexophiles in the house:

Some cool sites to bookmark:

http://www.doubletongued.org/

Double-Tongued Word Wrester records undocumented or under-documented words from the fringes of English. It focuses upon slang, jargon, and other niche categories which include new, foreign, hybrid, archaic, obsolete, and rare words. Special attention is paid to the lending and borrowing of words between the various Englishes and other languages, even where a word is not a fully naturalized citizen in its new language.

http://www.urbandictionary.com

Urban Dictionary is a slang dictionary with your definitions. Define your world.

http://www.visualthesaurus.com/

What is it? The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus with an innovative display that encourages exploration and learning. You’ll understand language in an exciting new way. To understand the power of the Visual Thesaurus, you really need to see it in action. Type in your favorite word and give it a try!

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day Free service

http://www.startsampling.com/sm/wod/register.iphtml

Expand your vocabulary, sign up now to have Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day e-mailed to you for FREE!

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