Where are we at right now in terms of the best markup for using icon fonts? Let's cover some options I think are currently the best.
1. You want the icon to enhance a word
2. You want the icon to stand alone but still be functional or informational
And our major goals here are:
1. As good of semantics as we can get
2. As little awkwardness for screen readers as possible
This ground has been treaded before, but I think the following techniques are a small step forward.