In the first installment of a 3-article series on the A to Z of typography, we learn the technical stuff about typefaces, including several terms and facts and then sound smart.

Also see letters P, M, K, C, J and R.

  1. Sabbath - noun An unknown quantity in San Francisco social life.
  2. Sacerdotalist - noun One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest.
  3. Sacred - noun Dedicated to some religious purpose; having a divine character; as the Dalai Lama of Tibet; the Moogum of M’bwango; the Cow in India; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.

Today is the day of the letter C. ’nuff said. Or maybe, ’nuff seen. Whatever that means. We’ve read through P, M and K. Read on.

  1. Cabbage - noun A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head.
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The letter KThis is the third letter we are coming to this month, the letter K. We have already seen P and M before and have no doubt enjoyed them immensely. Today, we shall see what Bierce has to offer us for the letter K.…