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What is the name for these serif-like features of stereotypical "Old West" lettering?

Spurs A small projection off of a main stroke. See #15 here. Although most explanations will use an uppercase G to show a sample, they are still spurs when protruding from a primary stroke of any ...
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What are the dots at the ends of letters called?

I know those as: ball terminals (references: 1, 2), teardrops or teardrop terminals (reference), The one on the top right of a binocular g is usually called ear, irrespective of its shape (references:...
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Which font is used in this 'Google Fonts' image?

It probably looks like Newsreader https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Newsreader
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What are fonts halfway between serif and sans-serif called?

You're probably looking for a "glyphic" sans-serif, one with visible stroke contrast and with swellings at the terminals. I hugely recommend Heliotrope by Matthew Butterick. It's well-spaced ...
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What are fonts halfway between serif and sans-serif called?

What you are describing is commonly referred to as Semi-Serif typefaces (I). Typefaces which are neither serif nor sans-serif, but somewhere in between. Like all fonts, to me some are more easily read ...
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What typeface is used in this brand identity concept for Gem Bakery?

And the winner is..... ATC Rosemary It checks out when you look at some of the other images on the Behance project page.
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Recognise this Modern Uncial font?

Looks like Waters Titling Pro Regular is a close match, if not the exact match:
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Serif font from Women’s Health article

This looks like what you were looking for. JosefinSlab-Regular It is free for download here http://www.ffonts.net/Josefin-Slab-SemiBold.font.download
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Type Design: Background and guidelines for designing the Umlaute (ä Ä, ü Ü, ö Ö) of a serif typeface

You can find a lot of useful information and resources for designing diacritics here: When designing a latin-based typeface, how are diacritics handled? Specifically in this case The Diacritics ...
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What is this typeface from old prayerbook?

Kleukens-Antiqua is the font in your photo. Elsner+Flake have a digitization with italic but it is maybe lighter than this metal type printing looks. This digitization by Christine Gertsch seems very ...
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Help identify this serif typeface

It seems to be Tiempos Semibold by Klim Type Foundry.
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Type Design: Background and guidelines for designing the Umlaute (ä Ä, ü Ü, ö Ö) of a serif typeface

I assume there are things to keep in mind and an Ä is not created by merely copying the A and putting a couple of dots taken from the i above it. While what you describe works surprisingly well, ...
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What is a good Google Fonts serif typeface for a content website?

I would say the following are a great bet for content set in serif font: Lora // https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Lora Source Serif Pro Roboto Slab
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What is a good Google Fonts serif typeface for a content website?

Baskerville is one of my favorite serif font. Clear, easy to read, eyes catcher, elegant, ... Click on this link to get the Google Fonts Baskerville's page. I hope you will like it as much as the 2....
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What is this italic serif font?

I tried WhatTheFont with no luck but I knew I recognised the font so I had a look through some fonts I had recently been looking through and here it is: Prangs Black by Sudtipos
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What font is this possible Garamond variation?

You are correct that the typeface in question is a schoolbook variety of Garamond. More specifically, EB Garamond utilizing the alternate characters for the lowercase a and g. Note: The only ...
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What is this typeface from old prayerbook?

I haven't got time to really look into this, but it's likely an old metal type if from 1961, before phototype took over general printing, and my impression is printing in Sweden at that time was a bit ...
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Looking for SERIF font with slanted lower-case "e" and lower-case "w" with spur

It's ITC Tiffany, although the thin strokes are thinner than on the digitization. Looks like the original phototype version or a slight modification.
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What script font is this?

"Edwardian Script ITC" looks very similar:
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PT Serif alternative with old-style figures and ligatures

I'd probably go with Merriweather. It's a serif Google font that has 8 weights and old style figures. Download it here
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Illustrator and serif font making

Most typefaces are not done with strokes in that way. Certainly a design like you posted is done by creating the outlines manually. You could try a stroke for the stems and then attaching a drawn ...
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Sans vs Serif: Research Studies Only

but I've never seen any research backing that up There is little-to-no conclusive research on what fonts are more legible than others. There is some evidence that people read best what they are ...
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What is the font used in Evangelion's intro screen?

I work on photoshop, so this my customization. They use Arial for the episode's name and the episode's number. and this is my re-create version. Just add some effect to the text.
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fonts with equal weight and perfect circles

Have you tried Circular? Unfortunately it's not available on Typekit or Google Fonts, but it can be downloaded from Lineto. It's popping up everywhere at the moment (Spotify just started using it ...
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