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  • The Weird Words and Phrases Designers Use to Test Their Fonts

    Riccardo Sartori

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    For designers of type, creating the characters is only part of the job. Much of the hidden engineering and heavy lifting comes in fine tuning how letters, ligatures, digits, and punctuation work together in combination—and kerning the whitespace between them. Many type designers have favorite words and phrases which they use to assess and stress-test some of the more unusual letter sequences.


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    Abraham Lee


    Definitely going to keep these words in mind for my font testing. Thanks for sharing!

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