Do fonts make any difference?

Cecil Adams (the world’s smartest man) was recently asked by David Powell of Columbus, Ohio:

Do fonts matter? That is, do they affect a reader’s perception of written material? I’m asking not so much about the extremes (e.g., a large font for headlines), but more about the emotional or psychological impact of the font’s design.

Be sure to read Cecil’s answer here: The Straight Dope: Do fonts make any difference?.


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