At 7:07 PM -0500 1/3/98, John Langdon wrote:
>On we go! (feel free to rename classifications and name examples)
>Packaging types: things that look like Rave flyer corporate packaging
Some of these are good; for the worst, I would call these "Presets", in
honour of the sort of music they are associated with -- basic modifications
of the presets on a keyboard.
Reader's Digestives: a genre of mushy "humanist" font, usually with
absurdly large x-height. Found in stories of enduring interest, compiled
Pseudo-Afro: based on the equation Africa = primitive; rough-hewn, very
black capitals. Black, get it?!?! Black!?!!?
Pinata: When you want to give your layout a bit of that Latino "sizzle".
Similar to Pseudo-Afro, but each letter has to contain some sort of
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