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What is the appeal of old style numbers and why do modern fonts still include them?

Here's text rendered with Raleway, a font designed around 2012, according to Google Fonts:             I'm far from a font expert, but the ...
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What is the generic name for fonts that have words in them?

Is there a generic name given to fonts like this? I would also like to know if they are hand made or generated by an application.