EVERY TIME I SEE a headline with a stroke or outline, I’m transported back to the 1970s, when outlined type fonts were popular. Well, pet rocks and mood rings were popular then, too—but you don’t see those around anymore. Let’s drag ourselves—kicking and screaming if necessary—into the 21st Century. From now on, when you’re considering the use of a stroked headline, put the past 40 years aside and use a drop shadow on that head instead. Drop shadows are more “with it” and classier. And who wouldn’t want to be “with it” and classy?