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I keep on seeing dashes where there ought to be hyphens.
Stop it. Now.
Posted by davidthedesigner on 09 November 2010 at 12:53 PM in bad design decision, things that make me grumpy, typography | Permalink
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Perhaps it's a backlash from the Hyphens For Everything brigade.
09 November 2010 at 02:16 PM
I see hyphens everywhere at the moment. I'm currently working on something where the author has a particular fondness for that thing where a colon simply isn't enough, so let's stick a hyphen onto it as well.
Also, I noticed a case of inappropriate em-dashery in the background of The Deer Hunter the other day. Ruined the scene completely.
10 November 2010 at 09:15 AM
It looks like a half attempt at justifying the ragged right red type. It's even worse at ten times the size on the adverts in the Undergound.
Alix Land |
02 December 2010 at 05:14 PM
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