This Web App Highlights English Syntax Like it's Code

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Don’t know your adverbs from your adjectives? This little web app colours 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.

 

This Web App Highlights English Syntax Like It's Code

 

Go have a play. Edward.io via Hacker News]