Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Underlining for emphasis

One of our readers, Francis Ford, wrote in to comment on our tip "How to show emphasis." He said that it is no longer necessary to underline words for emphasis as it was when documents were written by hand or typewriter. Today, when people see a word underlined, they expect to find a hyperlink . Mr. Ford makes a good point. Italics or bold can be used for emphasis instead.

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