Do you read comics? I don’t mean any fancy art doodles now, but the honest popular muck like superheroes and stuff? If you do, you might know a blind character called Daredevil. One of the of most interesting things about him are his supernaturally delicate senses. Especially how he can feel print impressions.
Lately I’ve been crawling through history books. I’m writing an essay on the birth of the newspaper. Sounds like a simple topic, but really is not. It seems that the process was quite slow and evolutionary in nature. It is quite hard to point out the actual first newspaper.
I have 30 classmates but only 10 of them are women. And from what I’ve heard, it seems to be the same in other type schools as well. Why is it that typography is still mostly in the hands of men?
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