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T: Trebuchet MS #AtoZChallenge

I don't know about you all, but I do have a favorite font that is always my default font on all documents. Yeah, call me silly if you want to but 'Trebuchet MS' is a font that I've been in love with since I was a child. This is the default font on my emails, word and excel documents as well as my notepad. There is something very clean about this font. Every letter gets the correct width and it is very easy to read. It looks professional and playful at the same time.

Since I'm an IT slave, I'm involved in creating and updating a lot of documents. No matter what the font used earlier is, I always changed it to Trebuchet before I start working on it. You might consider this an a OCD quirk, but this is something that is very important to me. The only thing that I hate about my iPhone is that I cannot change the font used in it. A single document with different fonts troubles my eye. I don't know what people were thinking when they prepare professional documents that have different fonts and in different sizes. If I could, I would print them out and tear them apart and set them on fire. Yes, it troubles me that much!

All my default blogger themes have always had the Trebuchet font. It is very easy to read this font. Or so I think. I also hate the fact that this font is not available on my Kindle. I do love the Caecilia font on it though, that makes reading a breeze. But given a chance to choose between these two, Trebuchet would win hands down. I also like Comic Sans a lot. But that is too playful to be used in a work place. Since my work laptop doubles up as the laptop I used for writing, I retain the default fonts. It has been ages since I did anything on my personal laptop and I don't even recall the fonts used in it. That laptop is only for torrenting stuff.

Since my recent blog themes are all not blogger ones, it is difficult to customize the fonts used. So I just let it be. I can always change the font of the post via blogger itself before publishing, but it gets too tedious. Since I do not like multiple fonts on the same page, I'd have to change the fonts of the side bar too. And that is a nightmare, so I just let it be.

So tell me, do you have a favorite font? And why?


  1. Ha Ha! that was good to know. When I saw the post topic, I wondered what was the font doing here :)
    I hate Arial for documents and mails. So I usually change them to Calibri. But not my favorite as such. I like Trebuchet, verdana, comic sans, lucida calligraphy and seoge too :)

  2. It's Verdana for me. I change everything to Verdana... documents, excel, mails, signature, blog ... I guess I do have an OCD after all :D

    A Whimsical Medley
    Twinkle Eyed Traveller

  3. I like Calibri the most, followed by Verdana and Tahoma. I hate those cursive writing kind of fonts and narrow fonts. Loved your choice of post for T... never expected to read about a font! :D

  4. Mine is Candara :P A recent addiction and I'm using it on my work emails too these days!


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