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Passionate Typography Buffs Think Comic Sans Should Die

 - Apr 21, 2009   Updated: Aug 16 2011
References: lifehacker
Kill Comic Sans! This is the battle cry from vocal typography tyrants. Comic Sans was developed by Microsoft for a children's interface. The font is installed by default on most computers and is very widely used, usually by non-graphic designers who want something “different” than Courier or Times Roman. The Wall Street Journal is documenting this simmering feud. Comic Sans. Love it? Hate it? Use it? Abuse it? You must have an opinion!

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