Could changing a font save the U.S. government $400 million?

A study conducted by a student in Pittsburgh claimed that switching from Times New Roman to Garamond would save millions.

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Using the General Services Administration’s estimated annual cost of ink — $467 million — Suvir concluded that if the federal government used Garamond exclusively it could save nearly 30 percent — or $136 million per year. An additional $234 million could be saved annually if state governments also jumped on board, he reported.

Pretty cool, right? Leave it to some—namely the St. Louis Egoist—to rain on the parade:

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