Letter Highlighting in Text

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Move the slider to highlight different letters in this passage from Edgar Allen Poe's "The Gold Bug." Note that the sequence of letters that Poe gives is incorrect, as proven by modern textual analysis. The most common letter in English prose after e is actually t, followed by a, etc..

Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (March 2011)
Original version by: Stephen Wolfram
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



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