When did the verb “hit” become standard and acceptable terminology for instructional documentation? Hit Enter. Hit Add. Hit F5.

I feel the urge to pull on some starched white cotton gloves and pour tea, dammit.

1 Comment on Wondering.

  1. When people started getting very very angry at computer.

    I always write “press” for keys, and “click” for on screen actions. I’ll only use “hit” if the software I’m documenting sucks ass.

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