From: Mike Ayers (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 27 2004 - 19:06:48 CDT
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of Philippe Verdy
> Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 4:10 PM
> From: "Peter Kirk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > This implies that readers are expected to
> > read upper case MORE easily than lower case, at least for
> short texts
> > like headlines.
> Not true. Capitals are used in head lines because they are
> easy to read only
> when written with large fonts.
ARE WE REALLY USING THE SAME ALPHABET? CAPITALS ARE USED ON
HEADLINES ONLY TO GET ATTENTION. THEY ARE NOT EASIER TO READ. EVER.
THAT'S WHY THIS POST WOULD GENERALLY GET ME SEVERAL REPROACHFUL EMAILS IN
REPLY, AND DESERVEDLY SO.
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