Writing question

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Tue Nov 16 21:20:37 UTC 1999

Greg Pulliam <greg at PULLIAM.ORG> writes:

There are such studies--and I can't find them right now.  But I'm
pretty sure they support the claim that all upper case is harder to

This is strange to me, because at the 4 radio and 2 television
stations I used to work for, copy was always produced in all caps, on
the stated premise that it was easier to see.

Maybe only because typewritten caps are bigger than typewritten lowercase
letters. Additionally/alternatively*, that may have been simply an unsupported

* The pedant's sentence-initial adverbial form of "and/or".

-- Mark

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