Quick! What Shape is an “American Foursquare?”

Bonus Question: What Exactly is “Square” About It? It would certainly be logical to guess that an “American Foursquare” home is, well . . . square (its foundation, at least). Nope — they’re usually rectangular. Specifically, the typical profile is slightly narrower on the sides, and deeper front-to-back. That shape better fits standard city lots...
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The Shape(s) of Things to Come? Maybe

Square Pegs Business Cards in Round Holes How do Realtors make their business cards stand out from hundreds (thousands?) of others? Dazzling design and colors is certainly one way. But there’s another, even more obvious strategy:  alter the shape. So, instead of a standard rectangle, I’ve now seen a handful of square Realtor business cards....
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