The ironic inaccessibility of a11y

This resonated with me:
It’s ironic to me that the numeronym “a11y” lacks accessibility: it’s not immediately decipherable by humans who aren’t “in the club”; and, in some fonts, it’s visually indistinguishable from the word “ally” (with lowercase L’s), which can foil searches for clarity.
— Eric Meyer (@meyerweb) November 5, 2018
Because I bet it took me a year after seeing that acronym (“numeronym", I guess) for the first time to know that was just a stand-in for the …
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