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    Useful links for everyone ... in ONE place!

    Since we're so many different nationalities here, I thought I'd post a few useful links, like conversions and time zones. In the first link, there are quite a few different conversions.

    Convertions:http://www.convert-me.com/en/

    Dictionary: http://dictionary.reference.com/

    World clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

    Maps: http://www.multimap.com/home.html

    Spellcheck: http://www.spellcheck.net/

    Today's fronpages: http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/

    http://www.allmyfaves.com/

    http://www.xe.com/ucc/

    Abbrevations of Countries and USA states - I'll add them here for my own convenience.
    http://www.unec.net/of_interest/stat...reviations.htm


    States and Abbreviations
    US States
    AL Alabama MT Montana
    AK Alaska NE Nebraska
    AZ Arizona NV Nevada
    AR Arkansas NH New Hampshire
    CA California NJ New Jersey
    CO Colorado NM New Mexico
    CT Connecticut NY New York
    DE Delaware NC North Carolina
    FL Florida ND North Dakota
    GA Georgia OH Ohio
    HI Hawaii OK Oklahoma
    ID Idaho OR Oregon
    IL Illinois PA Pennsylvania
    IN Indiana RI Rhode Island
    IA Iowa SC South Carolina
    KS Kansas SD South Dakota
    KY Kentucky TN Tennessee
    LA Louisiana TX Texas
    ME Maine UT Utah
    MD Maryland VT Vermont
    MA Massachusetts VA Virginia
    MI Michigan WA Washington
    MN Minnesota WV West Virginia
    MS Mississippi WI Wisconsin
    MO Missouri WY Wyoming



    If you can think of any more useful ones, please post them here.
    Last edited by Randi; 12-02-2012 at 10:28 AM.
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    Online Dictionary!

    http://www.yourdictionary.com/

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    That's very useful! I'm all the time checking a dictionary when I post on PT
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    itools

    My favorite - I use it often. It has just about everything you would find in the reference section at the library - either at itools or on a link from there

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    What a great thread.Some of these are going in my favorites for sure.Thanks







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    Nifty!

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    Great idea, Randi!!

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    Time for a revision - if anyone has some useful links.
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    Here's my favorite for quick translations (now owned by Yahoo, I guess):

    http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

    You can chose from several different From/To combinations.
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    I love that name, babelfish. Did you know that is a tribute to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
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    Metric conversion, like miles to kilometers etc. etc.

    http://www.metric-conversion.biz/length-conversion.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karen View Post
    Here's my favorite for quick translations (now owned by Yahoo, I guess):

    http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

    You can chose from several different From/To combinations.
    I use this one...it's good.

    http://translate.google.com/#


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    What a good idea! Thank you, Randi. This is the first time I've seen this thread.
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    these are some I use frequently

    weight/mass etc converter
    http://www.onlineconversion.com/weight_common.htm

    currency converter
    http://www.xe.com/ucc/

    as for dictionary.. good ´ol wiki will do


    as for shopping link.. my oh my.. lol

    we´ve got ebay

    http://www.dealextreme.com/

    www.theanimalrescuesite.com

    and well, it depends on what I´m looking for hehe.. but basically those are the most used by be that can also be used by anyone.. I have another few locals..
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