Typography jokes

Chris Dean's picture
oldnick's picture

Oh well—

I guess spelling and punctuation went out with the mustache cup…now, you can't tell whether people are post-literate, or merely idiots…

Chris Dean's picture

Sorry Officer, I had no idea how fast I was going.” — Shinn, N. (2012).

timd's picture

Apart from Capitalist Bastard they need a new stock of cartoons.


Té Rowan's picture

Cropped snapshot from a browser:

Error page made by yrs truly.
Text by Kestral (ep. 118771 on the Anime Addventure)
Fonts (Switzera) by Hirwen Harendal

rseitz's picture

Introducing the Whatever Mark. Suitable for use wherever punctuation is appropriate. Recommended for situations in which you cannot decide between existing punctuation options.

Té Rowan's picture

My contribution for today: A furball of three different serifs by yrs truly.

Chris Dean's picture

@rseitz: Can I get that in a script please?


HVB's picture

From today's comic section.

- Herb

John Lyttle's picture

H&FJ put up a link to FYTD on Facebook. I had a few chuckles and thought I'd share the joy here, especially this one …

hrant's picture

Sadly, not much these days. But a number of successful fonts* did "grow up" here. In fact I would trade Satyr** for quite of bit of conventional fodder developed hermit-style.

* http://typophile.com/node/99708

** http://typophile.com/node/81129


Té Rowan's picture

That's all the cringeworthy stuff I have at hand now. Fonts and faces from Arkandis, lazy TT conversions by me, layout in HTML/CSS.

Story: Violence Inherent in the System by Darth Drafter, the sequel to The Girl Who Loved. These stories are multicrossovers that combine Harry Potter, Sailor Moon and Ranma ½ into one storyverse.

Chris Dean's picture

S*it nobody says — It happens at 00:10. You’ll know it when you see it.

frankkenstein's picture

´Sup guys, I'm neue around here. Had a total blast reading this thread. Most entertaining :)

Type or die!

hrant's picture

What's the Dark Side of the Force? Force Bold.


dezcom's picture

What is the Dark side of the Mafia? Force ital

hrant's picture

Good one!


Chris Dean's picture

I sometimes sig my emails with:

Thank you for choosing typography™

John Hudson's picture

You don't choose typography, Chris. Typography chooses you.

Té Rowan's picture

Here you are, another new cringer...

This is gunna take some serious stepping on with cleats... Oh, and if you're wondering, it's Linux Libertine and Universalis ADF.

Té Rowan's picture

Woah! Some ten months since I last posted a cringer? Mind, I had intended to say Linux Biolinum, not Linux Libertine…

And this… is what Adobe’s Source Sans Pro looked like once my eyes stopped swirling after my miserable attempt at a roundkick.

dtw's picture

If you love setting fleurons, does that make you hederasexual?

dezcom's picture

No, but maybe you need a fleu shot ;-)

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