web site of the alt.usage.english newsgroup
Here you'll find:
Information about newsgroups in general and alt.usage.english in particular: our logo, our people, more, in About the alt.usage.english newsgroup
FAQs: We've got lots of them!
The Introductory documents (mini-FAQs)
. Newcomers to the a.u.e newsgroup should start with Intro A: Welcome and Guidelines for Posting
, and will find further useful help and answers in Intros B
, and G
The large and fascinating AUE FAQ
, written in 1997 by Mark Israel.
The AUE FAQ Supplement
, containing additional entries from recent years.
Listen to the sounds of English from across the USA and around the world in the Audio Archive
. It's amazing how many different ways there are to say the same words.
page has hundreds of categorised links to English usage and other interesting web sites.
Another English usage site, that of the uk.culture.language.english newsgroup, is hosted here. The newsgroup is alive and well, but their Web site is no longer active, and is frozen in time at UCLE Corner
If you're a regular visitor, you might like to look at What's New?
to find out about recent changes and additions to the site – also convenient links to new features that you might have seen announced in the newsgroup. In What's New you'll also find links to archive copies of this site going back to August 2000.
If you know what you're looking for but not where to find it, try the English Usage Site Search
facility, which searches this site and other English usage sites in one operation. Read about these and other search methods on the Search Suggestions
The Site Map
is a hierarchical list of all the pages in this site, allowing you to explore the site structure, or to search for a page using a part of its title.
Labels: English, grammar, language, newsgroup, pronunciation, usenet