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    Question Squooshed

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    What exactly is a squooshed font?

    detail that this term refers.

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    It's a bit of idiomatic American usage - Mirriam Webster lists its first use as 1942, and it's not in the Oxford English Dictionary. Basically it's a synonym of squash ("Crush or squeeze (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape"), but the altered form places emphasis on the deformation.

    In terms of typography I would guess it refers to a condensed (narrower) font which doesn't retain the general shape of the normal variety (as a proper condensed form should) but has suffered deformation as a result of being condensed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grakkle View Post
    It's a bit of idiomatic American usage - Mirriam Webster lists its first use as 1942, and it's not in the Oxford English Dictionary. Basically it's a synonym of squash ("Crush or squeeze (something) with force so that it becomes flat, soft, or out of shape"), but the altered form places emphasis on the deformation.

    In terms of typography I would guess it refers to a condensed (narrower) font which doesn't retain the general shape of the normal variety (as a proper condensed form should) but has suffered deformation as a result of being condensed.

    Thanks, very friendly, I really completely ignored this.

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