From: Curtis Clark (email@example.com)
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 00:48:39 CDT
on 2004-05-27 08:13 Otto Stolz wrote:
> Fraktur characters are not designed to be used in all upper-case text
> as has been stated before, in this thread. Nobody is used to this sort
> of pseudo script; hence, nobody will read it fluently.
This pseudo-script *is* used in southern California, by aficionados of
low-rider automobiles, by some hispanic gangs, by some graffiti artists,
and in some prison tattoos (the actual glyphs are more the "Old English"
style of blackletter majuscule, rather than a more typical Fraktur). My
guess is that it is *intended* not to be read fluently, as a mark of
-- Curtis Clark http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/ Mockingbird Font Works http://www.mockfont.com/
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