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Hoefler & Frere-Jones write about ¶, ß, and &.
I love that people care so much about this sort of stuff. Also, that exploring it leads me to places like this. Should I ever find myself employing printworkers towards the end of August, I shall have to ensure I throw theme a wayzgoose.
29 April, 2008 at 3:51 pm
Ooooh, ooooh. I have so much to learn. I knew that & is called an ampersand, but *news to me* its origins are firmly founded in et. I am going to file that away for future reference. Ah, I will be utterly intolerable come the next typography trivia conversation I am involved in.
Oh, I see. That’s why no-one talks to me, huh.
29 April, 2008 at 4:02 pm
Yes, it may well be why some people don’t talk to you. But it’s part of why I love you.
[There follows another comment from rpg along the lines of ‘You two are sickeningly sweet.’ Bet you.]
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