Computer Science…Research, Education and Policy
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See, there is a time and a place for Comic Sans…
Designer: Julian Hansen
Written by Tom
31 May 2012 at 1:03 pm
Posted in Technology
Tagged with Comic Sans, Fonts, Typefaces
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From the Comic Sans Café:
Comic Sans is the groovy script font which comes with the Windows 95 Plus! pack and is now available for the Apple Macintosh. Although it might be seen as a novelty typeface, which is great for titles, it’s also extremely readable on-screen at small sizes, making it a useful text face.
31 May 2012 at 1:13 pm
Sadly enough, some of my colleagues write code in Comic Sans. How they can stand not using a monospaced font is beyond my comprehension. :|
Barry Peddycord III
31 May 2012 at 6:04 pm
Wow. I don’t know what to say…
31 May 2012 at 10:11 pm
The rebirth of Comic Sans: in light of the furore over the Higgs discovery at CERN this week, there is a petition to rename Comic Sans to Comic Cerns in Windows 8…
6 July 2012 at 1:48 pm
I have to write annual appraisal documents for my colleagues using a prescribed form. Written in Comic Sans.
My favourite typographical resource is the Periodic Table of Typefaces, which I have as an A1 poster on my classroom wall. http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Periodic-Table-of-Typefaces/193759
13 November 2013 at 10:10 am
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