For those of you who don’t understand archaeology, I have made a diagram.
“All it takes,” said Crake, “is the elimination of one generation. One generation of anything. Beetles, trees, microbes, scientists, speakers of French, whatever. Break the link in time between one generation and the next, and it’s game over forever.”
Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
"Much of what of what one needs to know about the history and beauty of a font may be found in it’s ampersand. Done well, an & is not so much a character as a creature, and animal from the deep."