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Posted 19 Dec 2017 - 5:15pm

I am in the process of building a website. I only recently learned about Google Fonts, and I like the idea of using a web-based font. Is using these fonts a good idea? I'd like to hear the pros and cons from people who have used webfonts. Also, are...

Google's April Fool joke
Posted 1 Apr 2011 - 5:13pm

On April 1, 2011, if you entered "Helvetica" into the Google search engine, the entire Google website turned into Comic Sans!

Type cartoon panel
Posted 13 Jul 2009 - 5:46pm

I'm trying to find out if anyone else remembers a one-panel newspaper cartoon from the late 1960s or early 1970s in which the characters were, well, "characters." That is, they were letters and numbers who spoke, and the joke was that they were puns...

Superscripts and subscripts
Posted 25 Jun 2009 - 4:53pm

In learning about typefaces, I have always been taught that small capitals are not merely scaled-down versions of caps, but are their own entity, so that the stroke weight is proper. (Sad to say too many fonts don't contain proper small caps.)