Why monospaced fonts are not used as frequently as serif and sans-serif fonts, outside coding?

by ammarx   Last Updated November 11, 2018 07:16 AM

We see sans-serif and serif fonts everywhere, from the web to printed books and newspapers. I'm wondering why monospaced fonts are not popular outside coding context?

Here is a simple comparison I made using Pair & Compare:

We know that for monospaced fonts, letters and characters each occupy the same amount of horizontal space. Doesn't this make monospaces fonts easier to read?

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