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Friday, January 18, 2013
I was trying to figure out how to adjust the kerning in an an MS Word document when I came across this wonderfully appropriate newer term that is related to kerning. Keming
In 2008, photographer David Friedman coined the term "keming" on his blog, defining it as improper use of kerning. Keming is a visual reference to bad kerning which causes the letter pair "rn" to appear as "m".