US Govt Makes Times New Roman 14 Official Font

pollux03 writes “According to ABC news, ‘In an internal memorandum distributed on Wednesday, the department declared “Courier New 12” – the font and size decreed for US diplomatic documents for years – to be obsolete and unacceptable after February 1. “In response to many requests and with a view to making our written work easier to read, we are moving to a new standard font: ‘Times New Roman 14’,” said the memorandum. ’ The report goes on to cite a few exceptions to the rule including official telegraphs.”