Every webdesigner needs to know a bit about fonts, even though the amount of fonts you can be sure of being installed is pitifully small.
Microsoft brings us A DISAGREEABLY FACETIOUS TYPE GLOSSARY
If you ever wanted to know the difference between kerning and tracking, or never heard of those but now want to know more, this is a good introduction. Via typographica.
In other fontnews via Research Buzz
comes The International Type Index
. It's aim:
to build a searchable database of all fonts from all foundries, from all the world