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Book Review: Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
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Just My Type: A Book About FontsJust My Type: A Book About Fonts
Hardcover | Paperback
Written by Simon Garfield
Gotham Books
Release Date: September 4, 2012

Let no one ever tell you that language is boring. Being a bit of a Grammar Nazi, I have enjoyed a plethora of books dedicated to languages and the perversions through which they have been made to suffer. I may sling a few slang words occasionally, but I am rearing my children (isn’t that a funny phrase?) to speak English properly, at least in our home. And while no two languages are the same, they all share the common bond of generally having the ability to convey their meaning accordingly. Now, take any word and change the font…without altering the word itself, you can add expression and depth to it instantly. When you can take a common word and render it in script, you get not just a beautiful word, but in some cases you also get a piece of art.

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