Society Languages in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Society Languages

A Dictionary of Slang

Features an extensive dictionary of English slang and colloquial expressions.

Bilingual Family Newsletter

Quarterly publication for bilingual or multilingual families. Includes subscription information and sample issue.

Celtic Voices

The National Library of Wales presents a virtual museum of Celtic culture, arts, and languages, to reflect the variety of the Library’s collections.


Established to create an interactive community spanning Ireland and Scotland, promoting the use of the Gaelic languages. Describes their projects and community grant scheme.

Esperanto Association of Britain

Dedicated to promoting Esperanto as an international language for communication without discrimination; provides details of courses and learning materials, news and events, and information about their library.


Specialists in web design and services, software, and translation services for Gaelic and Welsh; includes a profile, and portfolio of their projects.

Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture

UK component of a Europe-wide network of universities active in research on lesser-used languages; includes information about their projects, research, resources, and news. Hosted by Aberystwyth University.

Plain English Campaign

Campaigns against gobbledygook, jargon, and misleading public information. Includes details of their annual awards for the best and worst examples of English, and the Crystal Mark seal of approval scheme.

Septic's Companion

Provides a guide to British slang with audio pronunciations, along with a selection of humorous rants about British life.

The Very Best of British

Presents an extensive and often humorous look at the differences in language between British English and US English.

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