Don’t know your adverbs from your adjectives? This little web app colors text so that each part of speech is a different hue—just like text editors that highlight the syntax of different coding languages.

You can copy a tranche of text into the box, hit tab, and the secrets of our peculiar language are illuminated before your very eyes. To make sense of what you’re looking at, here’s a description from the creator about what you can see.


Go have a play.

[ via Hacker News]

Contributing Editor at Gizmodo. An ex-engineer writing about science and technology.

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