What type of newspaper was named
for a small Venetian coin?
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The word gazette derives from the Italian phrase
gazeta de la novita , a half-penny worth of
news, so called because it sold for one gazeta (a small coin).
Good question, Mootguy,
but it was ambiguous. Newspaper-type could have
refered to either a type of newspaper or a newpaper typeface.
gfelton at & at &E#mediamonitors,org
understand your question. I thought you were asking for the name of a font used
[Mootguy: Change made. Originally, I asked for the
"newpaper-type." Thanks for the feedback, guys.]
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