>I've got a copy of that book (The Art of Hand Lettering by Helm Wotzkow,
>Dover 0-486-21797-3, 1967
>repeatedly throughout the book in the lettering samples "Always endeavor to
>find some interesting variation."
Hey, I almost bought that same book at the same time you did -- opted for
Nesbitt instead. Figured I'd got the message from the text of Wotzkow clear