Re: Unusual type

Subject: Re: Unusual type
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- optonline -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 21:14:47 -0400

"Hart, Geoff" wrote:

> I received the following note from a colleague, and since we writers and
> editors often end up in long discussions of the merits of various
> typographic forms, I thought I'd pass it along. The tie-in to our work is
> obvious: we complain that not enough people are reading our books and
> instruction manuals. So here's some typographic information that will
> perhaps grab the reader's attention.
> = -at- 8^{)}
> The er*tics of type
> -------------------
> [replaced o and one e with an * to get past those insane e-mail filters so
> many of us must endure!]
> Here's an unusual site that many of you will love. It's a look at the
> fabulous, little-known art of typeface design using er*tic imagery. It's
> replete with numerous illustrations spanning the centuries. You'll learn
> about how typographers have used the alphabet to show the er*tic -- from
> c*pulating letters to symbolic and naturalistic representations that get the
> s*xual point across. Check it out:

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