Weekly etymology magazine.
Words and language in a humorous vein. The online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language. Written by Evan Morris.
The game of grammar, semantics, and etymology. Play online the game that investigates the history and meaning of English words.
An advanced Latin-Greek-English vocabulary source of etymologies with thematic units of roots, prefixes, and suffixes, and vocabulary quizzes.
The origins of quirky English words and phrases like "In like Flynn" and "blackmail."
Categorized etymologies of phrases.
A list of some curious word origins.
Myriad expressions in everyday English have nautical origins. This web page lists expressions and definitions mentioned by listswains, members of the Patrick O'Brian Mailing List, also known as the Gunroom.
Neologisms and novel uses of words in English collected by members of the class Linguistics/English 215, Words in English: Structure, History and Use, taught by Suzanne Kemmer at Rice University.
Presents a word a day complete with pronunciation, spellings, etymology, quotations and date chart.