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.

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.

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.

Romani Linguistics Site

A University of Manchester project to explore the linguistics of the Romani language and its dialects; includes details of courses and research, with resources.

Septic's Companion

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

Survey of English Dialects

Contains audio recordings from a project undertaken in the 1950s which aimed to map the dialects of England.

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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