February 11, 2013, 2:46 PM — The latest video from famed video creator Vsauce is a 9-minute discussion of the history of typography and fonts, and how they came to be used from the early days of handwriting to today's world of "anyone can become a type designer" mentality.
More importantly, the video discusses the Internet's hatred of the Comic Sans font, especially how and why it came to be.
Who knew that Microsoft Bob had something to do with this font? Another reason to despise Microsoft, I suppose.
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