Typographunnies

05.08.09

GOOD2050 EH1887 BAD2020

Why were the italic fonts removed from the book design?

They were just too oblique.
by Jesse

04.29.09

GOOD2033 EH1871 BAD1905

What's a typographer‘s favorite hotel in Las Vegas?

The Sans

04.29.09

GOOD2052 EH1916 BAD1851

Why do type designers always remove the petals from flowers?

They just like to look at the stems.

04.28.09

GOOD1908 EH1826 BAD1845

What is Ray Charles' favorite font?

Georgia

04.01.09

A “Letter” of Apology
Typographunnies has shut down due to a request from the Type Directors Club. Apparently, a website of typographic humor perpetuates the critical stereotype that type design is ineffectual and pointless. The jokes exhibit “a distasteful disregard for the rich lexicon that typographic history has brought about.” Humor is a threat to those serious in the craft of typography. I apologize hesitatingly to the typographic community for my grave offense — I thought it was acute gesture of typographic appreciation. If you would would like to fight with me, sign the petition to bring Typographunnies back or send me an e-mail for more information.

03.28.09

GOOD1813 EH1653 BAD1758

You can type the word STEWARDESSES with only your left hand on a standard QWERTY keyboard.

02.17.09

GOOD1903 EH1708 BAD1812

Why do type designers make horrible marksmen?

They always overshoot.

02.10.09

My phunny-ish post to test your reading ability, and more of my Typographic Illusions.

02.10.09

An unlikely typo, set in stone (well, almost)

01.27.09

GOOD1702 EH1601 BAD1721

The word typewriter can be typed using only the top row of your keyboard.

01.25.09

GOOD1683 EH1567 BAD1670

I once accidentally set an asterisk in superscript and my computer exploded.

Older Newer