Extra-Slanty Italics Introduced For Extremely Important WordsOf course, this is playing off of an old and familiar problem: Lots of scholarly editors and copy editors use small caps for emphasis (but that's a little messier on a blog, at least with blogger.com, since you have to code the html yourself), while the norm informally seems to be caps or bolding. This almost has the feel of an inside joke ... they do publish a magazine, after all.
New Hope, MN — In an attempt to address writers' ever-growing word-emphasis needs, Minnesota-based Pica Foundry has developed a new, extra-slanty font, design director Jordan Soderblum announced Monday. "When writing important words, authors too often bypass regular italics in favor of all capital letters, which not only look awkward but also disrupt the flow of the text," said Soderblum. …
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