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Cold (Type) Case

Published on April 27, 2018

The Prime Minister of Pakistan was brought down by a font, and it was not Comic Sans. They discovered that a contract that was dated 2006 used Calibri, a font that was not released until 2007.

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By David L. Zwang on Apr 27, 2018

Frank.. great piece.. and I always thought font was just another 4 letter word :-)

 

By Julie Shaffer on Apr 27, 2018

Great true detective story! Thanks, Frank!

 

By Carlos Silgado on Apr 27, 2018

Great story and interesting comments on the evolution of fonts from metal to digital files! I did not know that the digital world has multiplied the number of fonts on that quantities!

 

By Dov Isaacs on Apr 27, 2018

@David,

Actually “Font is a four letter word beginning with an ‘f’”.

- Fontsy Dov

 

By Maeghan Nicholson on Apr 30, 2018

This is hilarious!

 

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