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Weird Thing I Found on Wikipedia by Alex Sciuto
October 22, 2008, 4:20 pm
Filed under: Internet | Tags: , ,

While searching wikipedia for the exact dimenions of half of a legal sheet of paper, I ran across this set of traditional names for various paper sizes, I think it’s perfectly charming, and I might perhaps name all my future children using only this list.

  • Emperor
  • Antiquarian
  • Grand eagle
  • Double elephant
  • Atlas*
  • Colombier
  • Double demy
  • Imperial*
  • Double large post
  • Elephant*
  • Princess
  • Cartridge
  • Royal*
  • Sheet, half post
  • Double post
  • Super royal
  • Medium*
  • Demy*
  • Large post
  • Copy draught
  • Large post
  • Post*
  • Crown*
  • Pinched post
  • Foolscap*
  • Small foolscap
  • Brief
  • Pott

-Alex Sciuto

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