If my forehead were bigger, I might get these guidelines for better Web design tattooed across it. Macrotypography also links to a wonderful tool that will generate "greeking" (the dummy text used in mocked-up print layouts) using one of several different text sources, from the Esperantist's manifesto to the Tao Te Ching. Here's what happened when I asked it to use Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre:
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Pleasantly remain silent, indeed! There are some other little toys on toolbot that should distract you for the time it takes to finish your coffee.