I thought I'd turn to the physical today and look at word fonts. Well, not so much the actual fonts themselves (because let's face it, we'd be here all blog), but the word, font.
Our English word has its roots not in the Old English font, which comes from the Latin word for "fountain," but the Middle French fonte, which means "melted" (what I'm feeling right now in this dreadful Los Angeles heat wave!).
But why melted? Because originally, typefaces were... READ ON