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Georgia (the best serif font everyone has) actually has Old Style Figures. They are really nice (but they certainly don’t work in isolation, like in tables).

The option to use Old Style Figures should always be applauded. As is obvious from the case of Georgia, it’s never good when you are stuck with only one or the other.




How did I not notice that before? Thanks for pointing that out.

I think they're fantastic for addresses and phone numbers. Distinctiveness is a win there, since the numbers are abstract and would otherwise just run together.

The '8' in for instance "Suite 1850" is a little bouncy.




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