Ten typographic mistakes everyone makes

by Volker Weber

Below are ten mistakes that everyone makes, an explanation of why each is wrong, and details on how to fix them.

And you know what? I don't care. :-)

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Oh, what's the point? I'm cross now. I don't like being cross, but that man has way too much time on his hands.

Chris Linfoot, 2008-04-19

As someone who also likes appropriate curly quotes, proper en-dashes, ellipses and hyphens, sadly I know where he’s coming from.

That makes me just as bad eh?

I blame my dad, for whom perfect typography is fact of life (he is a retired art director).

Ben Poole, 2008-04-20

The article has a major mistake. Curly quotes are different depending on the country. See this explanation from the experts.

Volker Weber, 2008-04-20

Sorry, that was German. English explanation here.

Volker Weber, 2008-04-20

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