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  • But he stuck manfully to a number that were quite as revolutionary—for example, aker for acre, cag for keg, grotesk for grotesque, hainous for heinous, porpess for porpoise and tung for tongue—and they did not begin to disappear until the edition of 1854, issued by other hands and eleven years after his death.

    Chapter 8. American Spelling. 2. The Influence of Webster

  • One was the fact that we were looking at our font library and felt that we were missing a pure grotesk in a Univers style, purely as a commercial entity.

    Daring Fireball

  • Is that what you set out to do or were you just trying to create as good a grotesk as you could for general use?

    Daring Fireball

  • Being a grotesk font, inherently, it is not very legible.

    Daring Fireball

  • We wanted to have a grotesk font positioned somewhere between Helvetica and Univers

    Daring Fireball

  • Die eben genannte grotesk - trairige Figur des Bischofs hingegen ist Symbol einer vergeblichen Sehnsucht nach innerem und äusserem Frieden.

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