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15 Times When Letter Spacing Went Wrong

Published 3 years ago

Have you ever been a victim of letter spacing? I bet your friend Clint has. You see, sometimes – either because of human error or a mechanical problem – the characters of a text snuggle a little bit too close to one another. Like two teenagers, experimenting with their sexuality, even though they don’t have a clue about what’s happening.

Other times the separation between letters gets too wide, and when you come to pick your wife from a massage therapist you get mixed feelings when looking at the sign ‘Massage The Rapist’. Check out these hilarious letter spacing mistakes that completely changed the meaning of the message below!

(h/t: boredpanda)

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#1 Something Might Be Off About The Letter Spacing


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#2 It Was My Cousin Clint’s Birthday, And His Mother-in-law Reminds Us All About The Importance Of Spacing


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#3 I’m Sorry, What’s Broken?


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#4 My Math Teacher Also Taught Us The Importance Of Spacing


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#5 Another Reminder That Yes, Fonts And Spacing Matter


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#6 Maybe They Should Pick A Different Font Next Time


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#7 Think That’s What You Call A Typography Fail


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#8 What Style Of Massage Is This?


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#9 Spacing Is Important


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#10 Erm? No Thanks…


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#11 Badly Misspelled Name


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#12 A Traditional Barber Shop


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#13 Space Bar, You Had One Job


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#14 Sign Above The Megaflicks Store


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#15 Bull Titan Us


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Not only mistakes can be made out of letters. Some awesome calligraphy art can be created as well.

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