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Anti-Semitic Microsoft Font
February 1, 2001 8:37 AM   Subscribe

Anti-Semitic Microsoft Font or just another dingbat conspiracy theory? You be the judge!
posted by crunchland (10 comments total)

 
Bill Gates is an evil man. How many times must you be told? How much evidence do you need?
posted by y6y6y6 at 8:40 AM on February 1, 2001


Yes, I'm certain that Bill has time to dictate the layout of dingbats.
posted by Mick at 8:48 AM on February 1, 2001


Good golly, that Wingdings NYC "conspiracy" thing is old school. It's been a while. Nice to see Webdings picking up the slack.
posted by hijinx at 9:03 AM on February 1, 2001


Wow, I thought this was old, but I didn't realize it was *OLD* old. It's been there since Win 3.1, dating back to oh, about 1992. Here's an old RISKS digest that mentions it:

ftp://catless.ncl.ac.uk/pub/RISKS/13/risks-13.48.gz


posted by smackfu at 9:42 AM on February 1, 2001


ahem. So much for making a timely link...
posted by crunchland at 10:54 AM on February 1, 2001


May it just means "Death Star Good?"
posted by owen at 1:10 PM on February 1, 2001


Here's an old RISKS digest that mentions it:

.gz files. Bleh. Here's a straight text link.

Search for "Microsoft advocates killing of Jews."

Whoever wrote that RISKS post was brilliant, absolutely bloody brilliant.
posted by aaron at 3:29 PM on February 1, 2001



further evidence.
posted by Cobbler at 3:10 AM on February 2, 2001


y'know, cobbler, it would only take a "small photoshop retouch" to make anything vaguely square/rectangular look like swastika...
posted by dagnyscott at 6:11 AM on February 2, 2001


AHA! THE PLOT THICKENS!



Translated, it clearly means "OK Christians, drop down!"

...obviously, a reference to a church-related commando team of some sort.
posted by crunchland at 12:05 PM on February 2, 2001


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