Archive for the ‘Typography’ Category

Figurative language to the rescue

September 24, 2016

The One Big Happy in my comics feed this morning (apparently from August 23rd):

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Here, Ruthie doesn’t know (or has forgotten) the precise lexical item turban, so she uses figurative language to get a descriptive term. To understand this, you need to know about Jiffy Pop, of course.

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Odds and ends 8/16/13

August 16, 2013

Some more short takes, on a notable person, avoidance of non-taboo words, wordless instructions, typefaces, and a libfix.

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