I know you were replying to David, but I couldn't resist reading the mail.
Though I have a vague sense that it isn't nice, could you clarify what is
meant by "stitched him up." Idiom is one of those things that doesn't always
cross ponds (or fictional lines) very well.
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>I seem to recall that in the mid eighties, when Helvetica was
>acclaimed as the 'most specified type', Max Miedinger was trying to
>make a living teaching evening classes. In short, Linotype had well
>and truly stitched him up .