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Tuesday: July 26, 2011

Sometimes Font-Style Is More Than Just Esthetic (or Should That Be Aesthetic?)

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In yesterday’s Best of the Web Today, James Taranto referred to “academic cum rapper Cornel West”. That would have looked much better with the Latinate ‘cum’ in italics, especially for readers unclear on the difference between a rapper and a wrapper. Perhaps the Wall Street Journal [Ed: don’t forget to italicize!] doesn’t have any of those.

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