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
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