I enjoy my tools. They make my life better if I chose well. Here are a selection of what I rely on for various sundry aspects of my life, public and private.
Many of my sources are older, analog, and even out-of-print. I want these because newer sources may discard older references for contemporary — and thus trivial to find — selections.
This page is the epitome of a work-in-progress.
- A New Dictionary of Quotations on Historical Principles from Ancient and Modern Sources, H.L. Mencken, Alfred A. Knopf, 1952 [out of print; I got mine off of eBay (or maybe Amazon) in slightly damaged condition originally sourced from the Rowan Public Library of Salisbury, North Carolina]
- Webster’s 1913 Dictionary
- Terminology [iOS and macOS]
- The Synonym Finder
- Elements of Style
- Sin and Syntax