Re: A new point about fonts to argue and speculate over

Subject: Re: A new point about fonts to argue and speculate over
From: John Allred <john2 -at- allrednet -dot- com>
To: Richard L Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 14:28:14 -0600

I'd lay that one off to a fledgling designer eager to display some newfound artistic skill.

John

On Nov 5, 2012, at 11:42 AM, Richard L Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net> wrote:

> I recently saw a picture (can't locate it now) of a lawn sign for a local school board candidate that had the candidate's name in Comic Sans, in a too-small typeface. Then, to add insult to injury, the rest of the text (something like "for school board") was so small that it was unreadable for anyone driving by.
>
> In this case, I don't think the candidate intended to use Comic Sans so that you would be more sympathetic to his/her message:-).
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> On Nov 5, 2012, at 9:03 AM, Porrello, Leonard wrote:
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>> Comic Sans would be appropriate on several levels.
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>> -----Original Message-----
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>> So we need a law requiring all political ads to use Comic Sans?
>>
>> Gene Kim-Eng
>>
>> On 11/3/2012 5:48 PM, Keith Hood wrote:
>>> I just read an article that basically says you can make people change the intensity of their feelings on issues if you force them to read about the issues in a font that is difficult for them.
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RE: A new point about fonts to argue and speculate over: From: Porrello, Leonard
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