Dazzle: A colloquial term describing the visual effect caused by exaggerated differences between widths of strokes in a letterform.
Full Face: (No this is not when you have just stuffed your face with “Pie” after lunch, creating “Fat matter” around the waste.) It is a headline type, always in capitals. Also called “Titling.”
Pie: Traditionally, composed type that has been inadvertently mixed up.
Fat matter: A traditional term for typeset copy that is easy to set because it includes a large degree of spacing. Dense — thus difficult — copy is known as lean matter.Have fun with these. I will have more typographic terms throughout the semester.