|Occupation||Co-Owns the printing press used by William de Worde in The Truth.|
|Marital Status||Dwarf-to-be of the dwarf Gunilla Goodmountain.|
Boddony is the dwarf-to-be of the dwarf Gunilla Goodmountain (sex - or, rather, gender - isn't discussed amongst dwarves: it's rather assumed that the two of them know which is which...).
In keeping with Pratchett's usual mastery of nudges towards human reality, both are well-named. The Roundworld Bodoni is a well-known typeface that was designed at the end of the eighteenth century by Giambattista Bodoni, an Italian printer who became the Director of the Press for the Duke of Parma.
Goodmountain is a direct translation of Gutenberg. Johann Gutenberg was the (German) inventor of movable type in the 1450s, most famously responsible for the Gutenberg Bibles - the first printed books in the Western World.
Another dwarf mentioned in The Truth, young Caslong, is yet another sly nod to Roundworld. Caslon is a well-known typeface named after its creator William Caslon, who released it in the 1730s. It was a highly successful and popular typeface throughout Europe and America: the first printings of the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution were set in Caslon.
Another member of Goodmountain's team is called Gowdie, another font, Gaudi - the architect of the famous church in Barcelona.
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