Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:54 pm
awareness.The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe:
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my . . .
I can't read this stuff!
Scottish legal documents from the 1500's written in Court Hand.
"What if," I mused, "I made a font of these characters and used it on documents I knew exactly what they said. Would that help me get acquainted with these odd forms and be able to decipher them at some future date? With the advent of Font Creator V7 at hand that added hinting, I gave it another shot. Not perfect yet, (no font ever is) but here it is: