Originally Posted by Mrs_Often
Nice idea! Doesn't quite work though, what if you need something else from that menu that is unrelated to selecting text? For instance, if you want to enlarge the font size? Would be a hassle to have to select some text first to get the menu up.
Sure it would. You wouldn't change the existing technique of a centre screen tap that would bring up exactly what it does now for enlarging font size etc. The deal is to just not waste the bottom space while reading unless you want to do something that needs the options to pop up via a centre tap.