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🙊 Privilege comes in many forms, including the languages we’re exposed to as children. But for writers in tech, being a native English speaker can be the ultimate advantage. So should non-native speakers throw in the towel? Of course not! It may be a longer, more difficult path, but it can be done.
MICROCOPY BITE 💬 Chrome recently launched a new feature in the right-click menu called “Copy link
to highlight.” If you don’t understand what that means, there’s a good reason.
At first glance, “to highlight” here reads as a verb in the infinitive form, as if it were the same as “Copy the link in order to highlight.” That makes syntactic sense in English, but the meaning is fuzzy.
Longer, but clearer phrasing such as “Copy link to highlighted text” is easier to understand and would increase usage of the feature.