Language and thought (not just in urban design...)

Banished words (Lake Superior State University)

Common Errors in English (Paul Brians, Department of English, Washington State University)

Conduit Metaphor: UC Berkeley CogSci

Conduit Metaphor: Brian Marick

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT (Cambridge, MA)

The Economist Style Guide

Grand Dictionnaire terminologique (Québec)
French / English language resources including a cross-disciplinary lexicon of terms

Lightness Perception and Lightness Illusions (Edward H. Adelson, MIT)

Online dictionary and thesaurus

Oxford English Dictionary
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Postmodern generator
Have a look!

University of Toronto online translation resources

Visual Thesaurus by Plumb Design