Fonts are classified as Serif & Sans-serif.
Examine these two words:
Serif & Sans-serif
Look at the “s”, “r”, “I” & “f”of each word. Serif refers the slight embellishments at the end of the stroke of some letters in the font. ‘Sans’ means ‘without’ in French. They are without these embellishments.
Urban Fonts has created a helpful, funny at times, infographic. It shows the differences and uses of each:
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