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Re: Goudy's Sheep



>Date:         Sun, 11 Dec 1994 12:07:40 -0500
>Reply-To: Graphic Design discussion <GRAPHICS%ULKYVM.BITNET@uga.cc.uga.edu>
>Sender: Graphic Design discussion <GRAPHICS%ULKYVM.BITNET@uga.cc.uga.edu>
>From: Kimberly Brown <KLB010@ACAD.DRAKE.EDU>
>Subject:      Re: Goudy's Sheep
>X-To:         GRAPHICS%ULKYVM.BITNET@uga.cc.uga.edu
>To: Multiple recipients of list GRAPHICS
<GRAPHICS%ULKYVM.BITNET@uga.cc.uga.edu>
>
>Frederick Goudy received an award in 1936 for excellence in design, and upon
>receiving the award he made the stament, "Anyone who would letterspace
>blackletter would steal sheep". On the certificate he received was blackletter
>type which is not seen very often. Somewhere along the lines the quote was
>changed to lowercase in place of blackletter, but no one is really sure how
this
>came about. However, with either of the two words I'm sure you can make
sense of
>the quote.
>Does that clear anything up for you? Anyhow, there is this really great book
>called "Stop Stealing Sheep", and it deals with how, when, why and where type
>works effectively. (written by Erik Speikermann & E.M.Ginger).
>
>
>Kimberly Brown
>Drake University - Des Moines, IA
>
>
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