I is for italic
Italic is a sloping typeface used for the following reasons:
I say we should go.
His work was his raison d’etre.
genus and species (biological)
Icterus icterus (exotic bird).
the first occurrence of a word
Italic is a sloping typeface. Use italics…
titles of publications, works of art
A Field Guide to the Birds.
The Official Languages Act.
names of ships, aircraft, trains, etc.
unknown quantities in mathematics
Let n represent the number of things…
letters and words under discussion
The letter I is a vowel.
I is for Ice.
Italic type and handwriting are derived from the style of Italian Aldus Manutius (1449—1515). Modern italic handwriting is a hybrid of printing and cursive, without the loops of many schoolroom styles.
- Search the Internet for “Icterus icterus” to find a photo of the bird and its common name.