Category Archives: Writing

Avoid Double Negatives Like the Plague

Double negatives are very confusing. They probably classify as one of the most confusing things in written or spoken communication, if not as the one, most confusing thing ever. A particularly striking example of a double negative that I’ve seen … Continue reading

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The Adobe Caslon font

One of the fonts I recently discovered and started enjoying a lot is Adobe Caslon. Here’s a small sample of what it looks at 600 dpi, rendered from XeLaTeX. The text sample is from “Advice to Little Girls”, a humorous … Continue reading

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Then vs. Than

Scribd has many online books. I try to read at least one book every week. Starting to read a new book is always fun. The sense of anticipation builds up while the search for a new book is still in … Continue reading

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