A Zero-Judgment Cheat Sheet To Typographic Terminology

Don’t know a ligature from a diphthong? Then we have the chart for you!

Gothic. Serif. Kerning. Leaning. Solidus. Quaint. Typographical expertise requires learning a whole other language. Luckily, this new $29 poster from Pop Chart Lab makes it easy. And it’s a pretty minimal investment to never misunderstand when someone is talking about your “crotch” again.

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Mark Wilson is a writer who started Philanthroper.com, a simple way to give back every day. His work has also appeared at Gizmodo, Kotaku, PopMech, PopSci, Esquire, American Photo and Lucky Peach.

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