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What type of newspaper was named for a small Venetian coin?

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Answer: the gazette

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

I couldn't understand your question. I thought you were asking for the name of a font used by newspapers!

[Mootguy: Change made. Originally, I asked for the "newpaper-type." Thanks for the feedback, guys.]
dougclind at & %yahoo*com

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