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Should we change our fonts to look more modern?

I get what you’re saying: the message of the Georgia font is that the site’s old-fashioned. Every element of a graphic design has a message, and that’s not the message you want to send. But that’s ...
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Should we change our fonts to look more modern?

Georgia is a modern typeface, released in 1996, designed specifically for clarity at low resolutions on the screen. A 1998 study found it superior to Times New Roman, and although study participants ...
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My computer does bold on ELL but not on ELU

In comments, Lambie answered: I am happy to report that I re-installed the regular and italic Georgia font (I only had italic bold before) and now I can see this bolding: bold. "on ELU starting ...
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Should we change our fonts to look more modern?

When I first encountered English Language & Usage (by stumbling over it during a Google search), three things about it immediately appealed to me: the design of the page I found myself on seemed ...
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About the font used on ELU

If you are seriously suggesting we abandon our site’s signature look, one deliberately reminiscent of “a book tastefully set in a serifed face and proper text figures”, then you may be shocked at how ...
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The English SE font is unable to display letters with macron and acute correctly

It’s just you :—} Notice for me your selection from the comments renders very differently from what you posted above in the question: It is not necessary that Georgia do all things: your system ...
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Can I control the font size?

This is definitely a browser setting. It's not part of your Stack Exchange or ELU profile. Chrome shows this behaviour. If you zoom by using Ctrl-mousewheel, that zoom is set for that site, on any tab ...
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My computer does bold on ELL but not on ELU

Update: Added proposed solution and workaround at the bottom of the post. There is probably too little information as of now, but I'll start an answer to build from. assume I know very little ...
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