Another item from Elizabeth Daingerfield Zwicky: the formatting on the English Language and Usage Stack Exchange:


Beige background on the title, conservative, somewhat old-fashioned typeface; English Language and Usage is dull stuff.

About Stack Exchange, from its own site:

Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 114 question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming. We build libraries of high-quality questions and answers, focused on the most important topics in each area of expertise. From our core of Q&A, to community blogs and real-time chat, we provide experts with the tools they need to make The Internet a better place.

Compare #1 with the fanciful Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange:


and the very crisp Mathematics Stack Exchange:


2 Responses to “Formatting”

  1. John Lawler Says:

    I’ve been answering questions there for the last two years; the answers are searchable via the link here:

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