Crystal Neck Lanyards Now Available Saturday, Jul 21 2012 

Want a little razzle-dazzle on your neck lanyard? Trying to figure out a way to bling at work? We have a reasonably priced answer now in stock:

These “rhinestone” dazzlers are the 36cm neck lanyards and have two rows of crystals on a foam backing to allow less travel across the body during the day or event. These lanyards have a loop (cameras, phones, etc.) as well as a key ring and additional lobster clasp (great for quick release) to attach your items. Assorted colors available. Allow us to choose a color, or inquire about specific in stock color. Also great for event credentials! Deluxe lanyards can be ordered for a total of $13.00 each, with each additional one costing only $4.00: The shopping cart below lists them at $2.00, but will add $11.00 S&H. GDL-$2.00 Each Note volume discounts are available.

June 2012 E-Zine (V11#6): Define Wednesday, Jul 18 2012 

Font (Type): The actual type/style of lettering used in an item. Click here for more information.

Footer: Line of information that is the last text on the bottom of the page.  Click here for more information.

Terms marked with an asterisk (*) are not generally used in our office.

For other writing, printing, publishing, marketing lingo, check our glossaries at and

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January 2009, V8#1: Design Thursday, Jan 8 2009 

Layout your work

Basic layout formats include a single block/column and two columns of the same width for books. Generally books no larger than 8.5×11″ don’t have more than two columns because it is rarely economical. Depending on your content and format selections, the question of economics for one and two column may change.

Basic design elements that will be on nearly every page:

  • header

  • footer

  • page numbers

  • font style(s)

  • font size(s)

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December 2002, V1#4: Genealogy Saturday, Jan 3 2009 

Having trouble deciphering old records?  In addition to spidery hand (which can’t be helped) and bad reproduction (you might seek out another copy – even in microfilm), a culprit may be differing styles of writing.  Check out information on old handwriting.  One example if the instance of double s’s (ss) was often written like a misshapen lowercase cursive “f”…