tag problem

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Subject: <dd> tag problem
Posted by:  richard (memb…@newsguy.com)
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009

Let's say I have a box of a height of 100 em's and x em's wide.
Under normal conditions the text within that box always begins at the top
and fills the box from the top leaving white space at the bottom.

I've noted that in a <dd> box, the opposite happens.
Text begins at the bottom leaving white space at the top.

For instance, you have a box 100 ems by 10 ems wide.
Print the single word "test".
where does it show up? at the bottom.
Question is, how to cause the text to begin at the top?
Using css.