Typographic styles (was Literary pet peeves)

Abigail Gawith A.Gawith at tarragon-et.co.uk
Tue Feb 11 13:51:07 EST 2003


> Let me add my pet peeve: Meaningful Capitalization. Us Muggles pay with 
> pounds and pence and play cricket, the magical community pays with
Galleons 
> and Knuts and plays Quidditch.

Yes, absolutely.

And, going back to the previous topic - Meaningful Italics, too.  Where the
author has invented a word for, say, a wizard, and then whenever that word
is used, it appears in italics.  It always makes me imagine that the word is
being spoken in _hushed tones_.

Abigail.

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