Originally Posted by capidamonte
Add some other tag to your <p> tags.
I'm using <p><abbr>ParagraphContent</abbr></p>.
I add the font styling to abbr and the layout styling to p.
I ended up using the <samp></samp> tags. Works a treat for getting at pesky first few words in the first paragraph after a heading to display sans-serif.
So I guess you could use any redundant/not often used tags to compensate for Apple's blatant disregard to the epub standards.