November 1, 2009

Wines=Fonts. Discuss.

It has come to my attention that wines and fonts are often discussed in a similar fashion. That being that someone who claims to know something about the subject (yours truly very guilty, on both counts, on multiple occasions) often stands with a keen look in his or her eye and then describes the subject in question (wine or font) using words that have little actual meaning whatsoever with regard to the quality of said subject. Meanwhile, others with a supposedly-less refined taste nod in agreement so as not to seem foolish.

Examples, off the top of my head, and from posts below, that could apply to either wines or fonts:



  1. Also:

  2. Let's not forget:

    and of course, "pretentious"