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HTML Tag: sub

Subscript. Text that traditionally appears below the line.

Hold on a minute! Isn’t this a typographical convention, and presentational by definition? Isn’t presentation the realm of CSS? Why, yes, it is!

sub and sup are the most heinous interlopers of all tags in the HTML5 spec. Run for the hills. They should be the baddies in the next Avengers film.

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<p>A blind <u>loin</u> (<i>Panthera leo</i>) asked what the 2 in E=MC<sup>2</sup> and H<sub>2</sub>O meant.</p>
<p>She went on to ask if it was supposed to be <b>emphasized</b> in some way.</p>
<p>She reached the conclusion that this HTML is, in fact, <s>presentational, rather than</s> meaningful.</p>
<p>Disclaimer: <small>Most of this page, on most levels, it mostly nonsense.</small></p>