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From: K Watkins <KWATKINS -at- QUICKPEN -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 1996 15:56:00 -0300

Della Ulibarri writes (in response to my note on conventions):

>>- Bold AND italic for emphasis
>>This generally means, "Pay attention here or you'll miss the whole point."
>>Rarely, I use just bold for lesser emphasis.

>Don't you think using two types of emphasis is overkill?

It doesn't seem to come across as two types of emphasis. My test readers
(not a scientifically selected bunch, I'll admit) seemed not to notice when
I used just bold, and tended to misread when I used just italics.

K Watkins
kwatkins -at- quickpen -dot- com
speaking for myself, not my employers

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