A serif refers to the small decorative strokes or extensions at the ends of a letter or symbol in a typeface.

These additional details can create a more traditional and formal appearance.

Serif fonts include styles like Times New Roman and Garamond.

They are often used in Books, newspapers, and Magazines, given their improved readability in long blocks of text.

However, the style is applicable to a wide range of print materials.

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Sans Serif


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