Culture Vulture

The fine print of fonts

With nearly a thousand Facebook "friends", dozens of new acquaintances every week and the daily onslaught of breaking news, it's no wonder my memory isn't what it used to be.

And while I can recall the phone numbers of my three best friends from primary school, I wouldn't be able to recite the digits of my house telephone number if my life depended on it.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 09, 2018, with the headline 'The fine print of fonts'. Subscribe