Humans and Fonts

//Humans and Fonts

Humans and Fonts

Here is a survey for you. Please spare a moment and put in your comments as to whether my statements are right or wrong, from your experience. Do ask your friends to take part in this as well.

Fonts that Women prefer are Garamond, Georgia or Trebuchet.
Fonts that Men prefer are Verdana or Arial.

I would like you to comment on this:
Is this correct or not? What kind of font do you use or like to see?

The statements are based on my observations of fonts used by different people – in their mails, blogs, etc.

By |2018-12-10T15:51:10+00:00August 24th, 2009|As I see it|12 Comments

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  1. Nikhil Shah August 24, 2009 at 9:41 am - Reply

    I prefer – Verdana or Tahoma mostly. Not sure what would women prefer, I've never noticed.

  2. BudsMj August 24, 2009 at 9:57 am - Reply

    My personal faves are Trebuchet & Tahoma. I have noticed men prefer Arial & Times New Roman. [I attribute this to their laziness, coz most applications has default font as Arial :-p]

  3. Jean August 24, 2009 at 10:02 am - Reply

    So far so good. One man prefers Verdana, one woman prefers Trebuchet. Keep the comments coming, folks.

  4. AussiePomm August 24, 2009 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    It depends on where I am! At work, it is Verana for internal work, and Arial for the Ministerial and formal papers etc..

    But at home, its Comics Sans all the way!!!

    Bernie

  5. Jean August 25, 2009 at 6:14 am - Reply

    Thanks, Bernie. Verdana scores again 🙂

  6. Anil Kunjunny August 25, 2009 at 8:24 am - Reply

    Interestingly…I prefer using either Trebuchet or Verdana.

  7. Call-me-Bob August 25, 2009 at 10:08 am - Reply

    Prefer Tahoma, Trebuchet and Franklin Gothic Medium

  8. Mike August 25, 2009 at 10:42 am - Reply

    Depends on what I'm doing. I like sanserif fonts for some projects, but for most formal things, like business letters, my resume, etc., I like the heft of a serif font. Two of my websites/blogs are in a sanserif font, one is serif, but that's to preserve an old-timey feeling. I guess the answer is that, for things that are clearly of the web, sanserif, for things that emulate printed material, serif.

  9. DJ August 25, 2009 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    I would say I like Comics Sans the most. My second choice would be Times New Roman.

  10. Deep-one August 30, 2009 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    But I like Arial…….

  11. Anonymous September 3, 2009 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    of course not.. I like arial and Verdana.
    Not sure about other women..

  12. Vees September 14, 2009 at 12:39 pm - Reply

    I too prefer verdana or Arial..
    no idea abt Men 🙁

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