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Twitter Thread On Fonts Is Actually Fascinating

We're as surprised as you are. You wouldn't think a topic as dry as typesetting and fonts would actually be interesting, but since using some sort of a keyboard is something almost all of us do every single day, the history and language behind it is actually really interesting. The internet is host to many intriguing discussions on language, like this tumblr post about figures of speech, or this thread on translation. Or for some straight up language wins and fails, here are some uses and misuses of the english language.

Twitter thread on fonts and the history of typing, as well as modern application of that language.
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For some reason I can't stop thinking of "Shadow Stabbing" by Cake.

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This modified typewriter "types" in colors instead of letters. Check the via link for more information!

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Check the via link for more cool retro-style LEGO creations!

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These photos are from Max de Esteban's Proposition One series. Esteban takes mechanical objects apart, photographs them multiple times while piecing them back together, then layers the photographs, producing a cool x-ray effect. Check out more in the via link!