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Subject:

Re: So what is typography?

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Gunnar Swanson <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 17 Nov 2000 14:14:28 -0800

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>-graphy, derived from Greek, means 'writing.' Thus, graphology is the study of
>writing; calligraphy is beautiful; photography is writing with
>light; xerography
>means dry writing; and --ta da-- typography is writing with type.

And pornography is writing with the other white meat. Sorry. That's
porkography.

Gunnar


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