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    Awwww, thank you for the Valentine!
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    Awwww, thank you for the Valentine!
    Now now I like you but not like that.
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    I would submit that the use of a burlywood background color when using a white font color is a poor choice in both readability and overall aesthetic appeal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    I would submit that the use of a burlywood background color when using a white font color is a poor choice in both readability and overall aesthetic appeal.
    This a little better?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Janice View Post




    This a little better?
    From a purely aesthetic view, the sublime contrast of white on black conjures philosophical notions of diametric opposites waging an eternal struggle for the attention of the observer or, as in this case, the reader. On the other hand, the conditioning of the human mind to peruse black typeface on a white or near-white background is as ingrained in us as our sleep cycle. Therefore, when the color priorities are reversed it causes an innate and even subconscious discomfort that can affect our comprehension of the text set forth. It then becomes extremely difficult for one to discern the nuances of the typographical, not to mention grammatical, errors of the author of the brief and erroneous essay in question.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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