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Old 05-02-2015, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default Comic Sans & the Antichrist...'-}}

Has anyone ever seen them together? '-}}

Alexandra Petri's column--don't bother reading the comment to the column as it appears that no one appreciated the joke--in Saturday's Washington Post is a hoot. A couple of excerpts:

"Font experts recently told Bloomberg Business that using Times New Roman on a résumé was the font equivalent of “putting on sweatpants” for a job interview. Strong words. They recommended something serif-less like Helvetica or the forbidding-sounding “Proxima Nova.”

What the Helvetica?

Times New Roman is a font of blessings. It is fit to print. It is Arial stand-up font that deserves to be respected as the Goudy Old Style it is, not the Bad-y Old Style it is not. It is Lucida. Any Courier, New or old, would be well served by it. It carries Impact. It is a Symbol of all that is good, and we should not clip its Wingdings. Would life be comic, sans Times New Roman? No. It would be tragic."

"Comic Sans: Acceptable only if you are applying to be the Antichrist."

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