Typographunnies

05.08.09

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Why were the italic fonts removed from the book design?

They were just too oblique.
by Jesse

04.29.09

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

The Sans

04.29.09

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Why do type designers always remove the petals from flowers?

They just like to look at the stems.

04.28.09

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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

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

02.17.09

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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

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

01.25.09

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

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