Typographic styles (was Literary pet peeves)

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Wed Feb 26 19:03:11 EST 2003


> > 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_.

This reminds me of the King James bible... it used to puzzle me (until I
found out why) that some words were always in italics.

Sallyo.

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