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How can I learn the difference between serif and sans-serif type?


The serif typefaces are great ones for body copy. The serif has edges that catch the eye, letting people move over the page with more ease. This paragraph is in a sans-serif typeface. The serif typeface would look like this:

Madonna is as old as I am; the only difference between Madonna and myself is that she's blonde, rich, and skinny.



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