“I shot the serif!” said the Spanish Radio 3 announcer, and Mr Clapton obligingly started clattering away at the press. Marshall McLuhan once observed that the new time sense of typographic man is cinematic, sequential and pictorial. I don’t know what the hell that means, and it certainly hasn’t helped me figure out whether Klingon is serified or not. In general, I prefer the Tolkien samples. Improbably I can’t find the characters on Unicode.
- Anglo-Saxon spam and the Klingon 5th column
The studied use of archaicisms, vowel transposition and misspelled euphemism means that in spam a couple of hundred English proto-dialects are
- Official document fonts
Including two energetic forgers’ opinion of the Rajasthan Police’s sense of typographical style.
Kaleboel is one (1) today, which means you’re going to start seeing signs of maturity on-this-day items from 2003 in the
- Post-positive adjectives
There is – as usual – an interesting discussion over at Transblawg. This time it’s about creaky-sounding (legal) phrases in which
- 8 reasons why the Moroccan octopus industry hasn’t got a leg to stand on, as it were
The elderly Galician in the seafood bar down the street is essentially a demand side economist. Octopus? No problem. Customers? Never