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Typography

No more excuses for reverting to type

Are you a tour, or a type? (Sorry, that's not what I meant.) By your talk or a type? (No, not even close.) Are you a talker or a tighter?

Friday, 6 January, 2012, 12:00am

No more excuses for reverting to type

Are you a tour, or a type? (Sorry, that's not what I meant.) By your talk or a type? (No, not even close.) Are you a talker or a tighter?

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Printer keeps pressing on in the old-fashioned way

The moment you step into the Happy Printing shop on Pok Man Street, you are transported back in time.

Four large hand-powered printing presses dominate the room with ink-soaked rags and towers of coloured paper filling the spaces in between.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

English fan takes XXX approach to teaching ABCs

David Tung Tak-wai really does have proper manners - although people who read his book might not know that.

13 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Dash Ahead shows there is still life in his old legs

Evergreen Dash Ahead will turn nine in a few days, but that didn't stop the gelding appreciating a change of pace to land the sixth win of his lengthy career in the Luk Wu Handicap.

Dash Ahead (Ben So Tik-hung) could never be called a prolific winner, but he has long been as consistent as his get-back style of racing could allow.

28 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Mark these words

Mark it down

What sort of marks are these?

1 a black mark

a. something bad you have done or a bad quality that affects the way people think about you

b. the number plate on the front of a car

2 a tidemark

a. a line left around a sink or a bathtub made by dirty water

11 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Blogs are great - if we avoid slang

Writing blogs has become a mania which has swept all walks of life, all over the world. A lot of teenagers write what happened that day on their blog instead of in a diary.

22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Pilcrow

Pilcrow

by Adam Mars-Jones

Faber and Faber

HK$128

28 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

fonts

Characters

A font is a style of writing the letters in the alphabet - or Chinese characters. Fonts should really be called typefaces. But most people today just say font.

15 May 2009 - 12:00am

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