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A Post Script on the History of Typography
We thought it would be kind of cool to see what typefaces were most popular in other countries. But after exhaustive research, we learned the top types throughout most of Europe (Helvetica, Bodoni, Garamond, Akzidenz-Grotesk) were as common as the Euro. So, we’ve abandoned that angle, and have opted instead for some really horrible font jokes. You’re welcome.
When is text like a properly-used toilet?When it’s flushed right.
Why did Mrs Eaves refuse to go out with Brandon?She found him Grotesque.
What do you call the soft spot on a baby letter’s head?The font-anelle.
What did the Uni-kern say to its spouse?I think U-N-I need more space between us.