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April 20, 2008 9:41 PM   Subscribe

Facial hair font
posted by ericbop (22 comments total)

 
No.
posted by papafrita at 9:49 PM on April 20, 2008 [1 favorite]


I see Jesus, Moses, and a bunch of British people. Who do you see?
posted by Foci for Analysis at 9:50 PM on April 20, 2008 [1 favorite]


I think that Postscript type 3 might be able to handle the colors. Or it could be produced as a layered face, with each face in the family layered and hit with a different color.

Too bad the OpenType standard doesn't have any support for shading & color. An OTF pro version of this would officially be The Greatest Font Of All Time.
posted by luriete at 9:50 PM on April 20, 2008


This amused me for a few minutes while doing homework late at night... thanks.
posted by Zephyrial at 9:53 PM on April 20, 2008


Needs Donald Trump as @.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 10:01 PM on April 20, 2008 [6 favorites]


I want to see people with "i" and "o" in real life.
posted by lilkeith07 at 10:03 PM on April 20, 2008


I predict that in seven years this font will have entirely replaced Times New Roman.
posted by dgaicun at 10:07 PM on April 20, 2008 [1 favorite]


Can I get it with serifs?
posted by GuyZero at 10:07 PM on April 20, 2008 [3 favorites]


It's pretty incomplete without punctuation. Which is good, I guess, since they'd pretty much have to make a beard like a "."

And you know who else had a beard like a "."?

That's right.





Chaplin.
posted by Rhaomi at 10:34 PM on April 20, 2008 [5 favorites]


That was more of a hyphen really. For a period you'd need one of these.
posted by nebulawindphone at 12:26 AM on April 21, 2008


It's like a hairy Comic Sans.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 12:54 AM on April 21, 2008 [1 favorite]


i love this recent upsurge in fontery, i really do
posted by bonaldi at 2:33 AM on April 21, 2008


Entry tags: work

Somehow I doubt that.
posted by Faint of Butt at 4:55 AM on April 21, 2008


Sorry 'bout the derail, but it has to be said.

I see Jesus, Moses, and a bunch of British people

OK Americans- Fucking stop with calling all people of the British Isles "British". Do you mean English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish?

It happens all the time - "Oh, like he spoke with a British accent" there is NO British accent.

In the case of the beard font, I suspect you mean Scots or perhaps Irish, as English people cannot grow proper beards- fact.
posted by mattoxic at 6:16 AM on April 21, 2008


Brian Blessed is going to squash you.
posted by bonaldi at 6:18 AM on April 21, 2008


(Also, I consider myself British)
posted by bonaldi at 6:19 AM on April 21, 2008


OK Americans- Fucking stop with calling all people of the British Isles "British". Do you mean English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish?

It happens all the time - "Oh, like he spoke with a British accent" there is NO British accent.


Umm... First off, if you live in Great Britain, I am going to refer to you as a British person. You know that 300 continuous years of union you've got going would seem to take the controversy out of that one. Besides, if I hear French (of the non-Quebecois variety) I don't differentiate between where they are from. It is enough to simply say French. A British Accent is seemingly large category, but no different than saying American Accent, which also covers a wide swath of dialects.

In the case of the beard font, I suspect you mean Scots or perhaps Irish, as English people cannot grow proper beards- fact.
Sir Robert Cecil would like a word with you.
posted by boubelium at 6:45 AM on April 21, 2008


Sir Robert Cecil can be the lower case 'r'.
posted by dgaicun at 8:37 AM on April 21, 2008


please stop calling me an american. i'm from pittsburgh.
posted by stubby phillips at 11:10 AM on April 21, 2008


OK.

This wins top prize for being the most irresistible can't-not-click fpp.

Though saying that, I was disappointed in the actual product. I was expecting something... more bristle-y.
posted by Durn Bronzefist at 6:33 PM on April 21, 2008


I love this comment at the bottom of the page:

I remember a guy at the international beard competition in brighton, england, who said he was taking photos of beards saying he was making a font...is that you?
i look like this
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dogseat/1214210586/
eric

posted by Locative at 12:08 AM on April 23, 2008


Oh...I feel very foolish asking this, but how does one acquire this font? Is it downloadable, or just for us to look at?
posted by Locative at 12:09 AM on April 23, 2008


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