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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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Image source: 0195311

#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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Image source: reibusu

#3 I’m Sorry, What’s Broken?

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Image source: imgur.com

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

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Image source: tallforahobbit

#5 Another Reminder That Yes, Fonts And Spacing Matter

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Image source: Norcross

#6 Maybe They Should Pick A Different Font Next Time

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Image source: Pterodactyl418

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

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Image source: startimeash

#8 What Style Of Massage Is This?

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Image source: EGoatMan

#9 Spacing Is Important

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Image source: imgur.com

#10 Erm? No Thanks…

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Image source: unknown.

#11 Badly Misspelled Name

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Image source: unknown.

#12 A Traditional Barber Shop

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Image source: unknown.

#13 Space Bar, You Had One Job

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Image source: unknown.

#14 Sign Above The Megaflicks Store

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Image source: Jeff Miller

#15 Bull Titan Us

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Image source: imgur.com

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

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