Adobe ventures into open fonts
Posted Aug 13, 2012 2:00 UTC (Mon) by vonbrand
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I remember reading somewhere that the minuscule ("small one" in latin, called lowercase in English) was invented to save space on the page (parchment was expensive back then!), and that the italic style was also used in handwriting for the same reason.
Just a random, unreliable, faded memory.
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