Italics rather than capitals

  



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Caps (too forceful)
Don’t use capitals for words in the main text unless you HAVE to.






Italics (tasteful)
Words in italics go nicely with the roman, but have different emphasis.

Capitals in any quantity disturb the texture of the column. Don't say THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Use italics instead. If your italics are much denser than the roman, and you want to avoid a dark patch in the column, you can try spacing them apart very slightly.


        

 

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