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Do the owners of the typefaces Garamond, Times New Roman and Georgia charge businesses who use them?

I selected Times New Roman as an example for this answer. The Wikipedia page on Times New Roman does a better job than I could of explaining the history of the typeface, including that, yes, its ...
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Did the EU threaten to sue in connection with "Comic Sans" having an eye on the Euro symbol?

I opted for tweeting the author as I stumbled onto this thread https://twitter.com/VincentConnare/status/923562975952363521 I wrote @VincentConnare Was there any actual concern that the EU would ...
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Do two spaces after a period make speed reading easier?

Though not addressing any sort of "speed" reading, a review of literature suggests no statistically significant difference. Loh et al. studied 66 college students in 2002. They found the mean times ...
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Are Roman numerals used in the end credits of films to mask their age?

From American Legion Magazine (March 1949), page 23: they're playing down the fact that these are old pictures. So the movie goer pays his money to see a movie-usually it has big names and these ...
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Do the owners of the typefaces Garamond, Times New Roman and Georgia charge businesses who use them?

If you have a Mac, the "FontBook" application displays all the fonts, with lots of individual information, including the licensing information. In the case of Times New Roman, the following licensing ...
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